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Agriculture specialists offering concentrated animal feeding operations training session in SD


HURON, South Dakota — Several ag specialists from across the state will be offering an environmental training session for operators of concentrated animal feeding operations.

The training session scheduled for Aug. 19 at the Crossroads Convention Center in Huron fulfills the environmental and manure-management training requirement to obtain a livestock permit for CAFOs from the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources.

Individuals who attend the event can also earn Certified Crop Advisor credits.

The all-day training session is offered by specialists from South Dakota State University, SDSU Extension, the state's Environment and Natural Resources Department and the Natural Resources Conservation Service.

The cost to attend the session is $50 per person.

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