$2,000 Maximum Reimbursement
• Reimbursements will be based on maximum allowed per eligible item.
• All items below can be combined for a maximum reimbursement of $2,000.
• Standard 35% cost share or Master 50% cost share.
50% Cost Share Eligible Master Courses for Genetics

Master Beef

Master Dairy

Master Farm Manager

Master Small Ruminant

Master Farm Family Health & Wellness

Item Maximum Per Item*
Bred Does/Ewes $200
Bucks/Rams $500
Bred Beef Heifers $500
Bulls – true NCE EPDs per breed list $1,000
Bulls – Genomic Enhanced EPDs (GE-EPD) per breed list $2,000
Artificial Insemination $2,000
* Items purchased must meet specified conditions to be eligible for the maximum.

Buyer must communicate with the seller prior to purchasing to ensure the Genetics purchases meet all TAEP eligibility requirements. Genetics purchases that do not meet all eligibility requirements between October 1, 2003 and date of purchase will be denied cost share reimbursement.

840 EID Official USDA Electronic 15 digit ID with "840"
Acc EPD accuracy (0 - 1.0)
AI Artificial Insemination
BRSV Bovine Respiratory Syncytial Virus
BSE Breeding Soundness Evaluation
BVD Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus
BVD-PI Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus Persistent Infection
CE Calving Ease Direct EPD (Calving Ease group)
CVI Certificate of Veterinary Inspection
EPD Expected Progeny Difference
GE-EPD Genomic Enhanced - Expected Progeny Difference
IBR Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis
Lepto HB Leptospira Hardjo-Bovis
Lepto Leptospirosis
LNM Lifetime Net Merit
NCE National Cattle Evaluation
NN Spider free results from the Spider Syndrome Genotype test
PI Production Index - Dairy (ex. TPI for Holstein/JPI for Jersey)
PI3 Bovine Parainfluenza type 3 Virus
RR Scrapie free results from the Scrapie Codon 171 Genotype test
Trich Trichomoniasis
WW Weaning Weight EPD (Growth group)
YW Yearling Weight EPD (Growth group) 
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