Minnesota Soil Health Financial Assistance Pilot Program

Applications are due March 20, 2023.
Minnesota Department of Agriculture is accepting applications from individual producers, producer groups, and local governments to purchase or retrofit soil health equipment through the new Soil Health Financial Assistance Pilot Program. Grant awards will provide up to 50% cost-share, with a minimum award of $500 and a maximum award of $50,000. A total of $475,000 is available. Examples of eligible new or used equipment include, but are not limited to, no-till drills, air seeders, highboys, variable-rate equipment, retrofit projects to allow no-till planting, and more. Parts and materials used to retrofit existing equipment are also eligible.