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Minnesota AGRI Livestock Investment Grant (AGRI)

Minnesota Department of Agriculture

Closed November 4, 2020

About

The AGRI Livestock Investment Grant encourages long-term industry development for Minnesota livestock farmers and ranchers by helping them improve, update, and modernize their livestock operation infrastructure and equipment.

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Eligibility

Minnesota livestock farmers may apply. Applicants must be:

NOTE: "Livestock" include beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine, poultry, goats, mules, bison, sheep, horses, farmed cervidae (deer), ratitae (flightless birds including emu), and llamas.

Project Eligibility:

This grant program reimburses investments in:

  1. Buildings or facilities for the production of livestock or livestock products.

  2. Development of pasture for use by livestock including, but not limited to, lanes, watering systems, and fences.

  3. Equipment for livestock housing, confinement, feeding, and waste management.

All project materials and services must be purchased AND paid between January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2022. Any expenses incurred outside this time frame are not eligible for reimbursement.

The grant will NOT pay for livestock, buying pasture/crop land, animal feed, crop seed, planters, combines, or debt refinancing.

Terms

  • Total awards granted will be around $789,000 in Fiscal Year 2021.

  • They reimburse 10 percent of the first $250,000 of an eligible investment.

  • For each project, the maximum grant amount available per year is $25,000.

  • Only one grant per project.

  • The lifetime maximum is $50,000.

Resources

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Details

Deadline

November 4, 2020

Organization

Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MNDA)

Financial Instrument

Grant

Maximum Award Amount

$25,000

Total Program Funding

$789,000

Image Credit

Cedar Summit Farm

Updated January 28, 2021

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