Minnesota livestock farmers are encouraged to apply for the Agricultural Growth, Research, and Innovation Livestock Investment Grant Program. The program encourages new farmers and generational transitions in order to sustain the livestock industry in the state. The grant is intended for those seeking to improve their operations. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture anticipates awarding up to $768,000. Applicants must apply for up to 10% of their project’s total cost. Grant awards can range in size, and each operation is eligible to receive a lifetime maximum of $50,000 from this program. Proposals must be received no later than 4p.m. on Wednesday, December 18th. Applications can be found at the Minnesota Department of Agriculture website or click on this link: HERE.