|Livestock/Acreage Minimum Requirements||Certifications||Lifetime Limit|
|Cattle - 100 Head
Goats/Sheep - 150 Head
Hay - 100 Acres in Production
|BQA – Beef and Dairy
|$7,000 Maximum Reimbursement|
|Standard 35% Cost Share | Master 50% Cost Share|
|50% Cost Share Eligible Master Courses for Hay Storage|
|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
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
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.