Animal and livestock feeding operations

The Environmental Agriculture Program focuses on permitting and compliance Assurance at Colorado's animla feeding operations. We strive to implement state and federal law in a reasonalble manner to protect Colorado's natural resources. Our regulations aply to the following types of livestock facilites:
  • Animal feeding operations (AFOs).
  • Concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs).
  • Housed commercial swine feeding operations (HCSFOs).
Best management practices to reduce environmental impact from animal and livestock feeding operations
Guidance and policies on AFOs, CAFOs and HCSFOs
Permits, applications and monitoring forms for AFOs, CAFOs and HCSFOs
Program events, newsletters and public notices