Free Environmental Resources for Farmers

General News,

Have you visited the Ohio Livestock Coalition's new Ohio Livestock Environmental Assurance Program (LEAP) website?

LEAP is a voluntary program to help Ohio's livestock farms take a hands-on approach in protecting the land, air and water on and around farms and is now available online. On the website, farmers can access:

  • Best farm management practices for issues, including water quality management, manure and nutrient management and storage, odor management and air quality, pest control, facility management, and more.
  • Current state and federal regulations for Ohio livestock farms.
  • Environmental assessment and evaluation tools and other related resources.

If you own a farm, use manure in your operations, have an issue on your farm, or are looking to expand, visit