Become a leader in Indiana livestock agriculture by joining the Certified Livestock Producer Program. The Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) developed this program to recognize farmers who use progressive practices in the areas of environment; animal-well being and food safety; emergency planning; biosecurity and being a good neighbor in their community.
You can be an example of Indiana's leadership in agriculture by becoming a Certified Livestock Producer.
How do I become Certified? Submit the confidential application form to ISDA and attend one of the training sessions listed below. Once you have completed the training, an ISDA representative will schedule an appointment for an on-farm review.
Certified Livestock Producer Program Upcoming Training Sessions:
Sept. 11 - Beck Center, 4540 U.S. 52 West, West Lafayette
Sept. 18 - Greensburg Learning Center, 422 East Central Ave., Greensburg
Sept. 25 - Huntingburg Event Center, 110 E. 14th St.,Hungtingburg
Topics covered at the local training sessions include:
* Good neighbor policies,
* Environmental update,
* Media training,
* Emergency planning,
* Conservation opportunities, and
* Food safety/Animal well-being.
Species quality assurance may vary by location:
* Pork quality assurance at all locations,
* Dairy quality assurance at West Lafayette, and
* Beef quality assurance at Greensburg and Huntingburg.