Todd County livestock registrations are due for the 2019 cycle.
The Todd County Soil and Water Conservation District offers the following information:
The Todd County Feedlot Program is registering farms, ranches and feedlots by geographical
region to more evenly distribute registration work load.
The northeast region of the county updated registrations in 2018; the southeast in 2019; the
southwest in 2020; and the northwest in 2021.
The cycle will repeat in the same pattern for 2022 to 2025 and on.
Registration updates are due within 30 days upon receipt of a letter from Todd County Soil and Water.
All landowners who receive a registration in the mail will be asked to respond.
Landowners, no longer having livestock on premise, with outbuildings and/or fences
who wish to remain registered for resale or zoning purposes are required to respond to
Any new or unregistered livestock owner (within the last four years) in Todd County is
required to register if you raise 10 or more animal units.
Any landowner who has a liquid manure pit (in use, not in use, full, or empty) on his/her
property is required by state law to remain registered.
Registrations for livestock confined to lots and/ or barns at any time or season are
required by Todd County Ordinance and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for
water quality inventory purposes.
Maintaining continual registration for livestock sites in Todd County provides
landowners certain zoning change protections and rights pertaining to the raising of
Livestock registration aids Emergency Response Teams in the event of a disease
outbreak such as the recent 2015 Avian Flu by locating and identifying potentially
impacted farm sites, number of head and species impacted, and in providing safe zones
for farms and residences in the event of such catastrophe.
Registration also helps the county obtain resources in the form of funding, economic
opportunity, and other benefits to areas of the state and county defined as "Rural
If you have further questions about livestock registrations in Todd County, contact
livestock advisor staff at 320-732-2644.