Hay Equipment

Livestock/Acreage Minimum Requirements Certifications Lifetime Limit
Cattle - 100 Head
Goats/Sheep - 150 Head
Hay - 100 Acres in Production
BQA – Beef and Dairy
Not Applicable
$7,000 Maximum Reimbursement
Standard 35% Cost Share   |   Master 50% Cost Share
50% Cost Share Eligible Master Courses for Hay Storage

Master Beef

Master Dairy

Master Farm Manager

Master Small Ruminant

Master Farm Family Health & Wellness

Head of livestock = maximum number of single type, regardless of sex or age, at one time during the last 12 months.
Goats/Sheep can be combined to meet minimum head requirement.
Hay Acreage = 100 acres in production; first cutting only

Eligible Items

New Equipment Only
New items cannot be previously owned.
Items purchased at an auction are considered used.

1. Hay mower; not eligible — rotary cutter
2. Hay mower caddy
3. Mower-conditioner
4. Hay tedder
5. Hay rake
6. Hay baler — round or square; balers only have a three (3) year verification period; all other items have a five (5) year verification period

Accessories are eligible for cost share if purchased along with equipment. Additional parts are not eligible for cost share.