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Grain Storage


Minimum Requirements
Premises Registration
$15,000 Maximum
100 Acres of land in
row crop production
Required for
Livestock Producers
Standard 35%
Cost Share
  • Lifetime Limit - this program has a lifetime limit of four (4) grain bin reimbursements
  • Quotes are not required to request cost share funds
  • Reimbursements will be based on finished project up to maximum amount
  • Reimbursement packet supersedes application information

PROGRAM GOALS: Improve quantity, quality and marketing through proper storage and management

Application Period:

Reimbursement Deadline:
May 1, 2016
GUIDELINES: Use application A to apply - pages 21 - 23 in printed application, application A instructions
Eligible Items
  1. New permanent bins - min. capacity of 10,000 bushels
    • Smaller capacity bins can be combined to reach 10,000
    bushels minimum
  2. New permanently affixed equipment and accessories, necessary for proper and safe handling of grain, including drying and aeration components, conveyors and bin unload augers
  3. Labor conducted by a contractor or the supplier for the construction of new bins and installation of new equipment - reimbursement for labor cannot exceed 30% of total reimbursement - labor provided by the applicant or their employees is not eligible
  4. Portable bagging system
  5. Grain vacuum
  6. Transport auger*
  7. Site preparation
    a. concrete foundations
    b. aprons
    c. pads
    d. associated labor and materials for construction of new bins and/or equipment

* Transport auger may be new or used. Used item must be:

  • In excellent working condition
  • No excessive rust
  • Functional soundness
  • Reasonable market price
  1. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that their project is eligible and meets all TAEP criteria.
Ineligible Items
  1. Grain/gravity wagons
  2. Material and labor for the installation of electrical service to bins or equipment
  3. Plastic used in bagging
  4. Labor provided by applicant or their employees
  5. Any grain bin or grain handling equipment for commercial purposes
  6. Addition of rings to existing bins to increase capacity
  7. Used bins, equipment and used materials unless otherwise noted
For additional information call 1-800-342-8206 or email
Application A
Premises Registration