Minnesota livestock farmers and ranchers seeking to improve their livestock operations are encouraged to apply for the Agricultural Growth, Research and Innovation (AGRI) Livestock Investment Grant program. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) anticipates awarding up to $768,000 using a competitive review process. The AGRI Program’s Livestock Investment Grants encourage long-term industry development through investment in facilities, infrastructure, and equipment. Applicants may apply for 10% of their project’s total cost, maximum. Grant awards range from $400 to $25,000. Each livestock operation is eligible to receive a lifetime maximum of $50,000 from this grant program.
Proposals must be received by December 18, 2019.