INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Agriculture
is extending the deadline for three grants that support Indiana’s livestock
industry, Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann announced.
The grants include the Indiana Livestock Promotion Grant,
the Indiana Livestock Market Development Grant and the 4-H/FFA Youth Livestock
Grant. The new deadline for all grant applications is Feb. 14.
The 4-H/FFA Youth Livestock Grant allows a 4-H or FFA
chapter to assist fellow students to purchase breeding stock to start a
livestock operation or to add animals to an existing operation.
The Indiana Livestock Promotion Grant will be awarded to an
organization to support a specific project that will promote the livestock
industry in Indiana through shows, sales, exhibitions, conventions or similar
events and programs.
The Indiana Livestock Market Development Grant will be
awarded to an organization whose proposal best encourages the development of
business and industry related to livestock production, processing and
For more information, visit the department’s website at