SOUTH DAKOTA Department of
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Feedlot Permit Program


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The Feedlot Permit Program inspects permitted Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) as well as potential CAFOs. DENR is required by state rules to inspect CAFOs with a set frequency. These inspections can be classified into three categories: