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Minnesota Grain Storage Facility Safety Cost-Share Program

Sponsor
Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Deadlines
Jun 30, 2022
Contact

David Weinand
651.201.6646
David.Weinand@state.mn.us

Susan VonBank
651.201.6603
Susan.VonBank@state.mn.us

Purpose

The Grain Storage Facility Safety Cost-Share Program helps farmers in Minnesota buy, ship, and install safety equipment for farm grain bins and silos.

Eligible equipment includes:

  • Fall protection systems
  • Engineering controls that prevent contact with an auger or other moving parts
  • Dust collection systems to minimize explosion hazards
  • Personal protective equipment to increase survivability in the event of a grain bin related emergency
  • Grain silo air quality monitoring equipment
  • Other grain storage facility safety equipment with prior approval

Additional information regarding eligible equipment purchases is available on the program website.

Eligibility

Eligible applicants are farmers in Minnesota.

Geographic coverage
Minnesota
Amount of funding

The program reimburses 75% of eligible expenses up to $400 per bin/silo and with a limit of $2,400 per farm.

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the online application are available on the program website.

Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2022 or until funds are expended.

Tagged as
Agricultural health and safety · Farmers and farmworkers · Minnesota



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