In order to become a Certified Livestock Manager in the State of Ohio, through the Ohio Department of Agriculture, this form must be completed. A Certified Livestock Manager (CLM) certification is required for any of the following:
1. For a Major Concentrated Animal Feeding Facility (MCAFF) as defined in Ohio Revised Code Section 903.01. Examples of MCAFFs include facilities with more than 10,000 cattle; more than 7,000 mature dairy cattle; more than 10,000 veal calves; more than 25,000 swine over 55 lbs. or 100,000 swine under 55 lbs.; more than 550,000 turkeys, or more than 820,000 laying hens with other than a liquid manure handling system.
2. For a person who is a livestock manure broker who buys, sells, or land applies annually more than 4,500 dry tons of manure, or more than 25 million gallons of liquid manure.
3. For a person who is a livestock manure applicator who land applies or transports annually more than 4,500 dry tons of manure, or more than 25 million gallons of liquid manure.
Other requirements for a CLM are set forth in Section 903.07 of the Ohio Revised Code (ORC) and Rules 901:10-1-06 of the Ohio Administrative Code (OAC). The space provided in this form may not be sufficient to allow for a thorough response to all questions. Please supplement this form with any additional pages of information. This form must be accompanied by a check made payable to the Ohio Department of Agriculture for the amount of $50.00.