environmental regulations

Questions about environmental regulations? It is important to make sure your operation is adhering to the latest environmental regulations.

Here are some resources to help.

Guide to Livestock Environmental Regulations in Nebraska
Disposal of Dead Livestock in Nebraska


The Department of Environmental Quality has regulatory authority over livestock operations. Their mission is to protect the quality of Nebraska’s environment – our air, land, and water resources. 


The University of Nebraska has a useful tool to help you work through the regulations. The Ag Site Planner website includes tools on Risk Management and Regulatory Guidance along with a FAQ related to livestock expansion.


See a list of AFAN Partners who provide environmental services.