Small Grains Cost-Share

2024 Small Grains Cost-Share: Waitlist Availability Only

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We are still taking applications for our small grain cost-share but we can no longer guarantee funding. Please fill out an application if you would like to be put on our waitlist. We will keep in touch regarding your funding status.

Exception: If you are selling wheat to ADM in Mendota, Illinois or Lincoln, Nebraska we still have guaranteed funding for you! Please fill out an application.

Program Details

Receive $20 per acre for raising a small grain (barley, oats, cereal rye, triticale, wheat) with a cover crop that contains a legume.

This cost-share is open for non-organic acres in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska or Wisconsin.

To learn more about the two forms of extended rotation cost-share, read through our program eligibility requirements and program steps.

Applications will close July 1, 2024.

You’re welcome to share program information with other farmers by sharing this Small Grains Cost-Share flyer.


Contact our cover crops cost-share team by emailing or by calling the office at (515) 232-5661, ext. 2. 

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