Financial Administration

Appropriation 163

Title: Discovery Farm Grants

State Fund/Agency
Cash Balance
257/285 SEG Annual 20.285 (1) (qr) No

Statute Language:

Discovery farm grants. From the agricultural chemical cleanup fund, the amounts in the schedule for making grants under s.36.25(47).

36.25(47)(a) In this subsection, "discovery farm" means an operating commercial farm that conducts on-farm research under the Wisconsin agricultural stewardship initiative.

36.25(47)(b) From the appropriation under s.20.285(1)(qr), the board shall make grants through the extension to operators of discovery farms for research and outreach activities under the Wisconsin agricultural stewardship initiative.

Institutions Which Have Budget Authority for This Appropriation:


Allowable Major Classes of Expense/Revenue:

Salaries, Fringe Benefits, Supplies and Expense, Aid to Individuals

Special Restrictions or Policies/Procedures:

  1. Position Control Policies
  2. Budget Control/Transfers/Overdrafts
    See FAP - Budget Transfers (F5) for these limitations.
  3. Activity Code Limitations
    See Activity Codes and Definitions for descriptions.

Year-End Instructions (lapse, carry forward, etc.):

Any unexpended or unencumbered current year budget dollars must be lapsed back to the state at the end of the fiscal year. There is no cash balance to carry forward. The new year budget is increased by encumbrances carried forward to the new year. Refunds of prior year expenditures are deposited to this appropriation as receipts (9209).

Special Instructions on Salaries/Fringe Benefits:


Policy Paper References: