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TAEP Announces New Options and Changes for 2019

July 18, 2019 - The Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program (TAEP) is announcing new options and changes to better assist Tennessee farmers in diversifying, expanding, and improving their farming operations.

Press Release - Ag Enhancement Program to Offer New Options for Farmers

Video - Commissioner Charlie Hatcher Highlights New Options Within TAEP

Fact Sheet - TAEP Investments 2005-2018

Fact Sheet - TAEP New Options and Changes for 2019/2020

2019 TAEP Application A

2019 TAEP Application B

2019 TAEP Application C

More About TAEP

The Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program (TAEP) was established in 2005 to provide cost share dollars to agricultural producers for the purpose of making long-term investments on Tennessee farms and in rural communities. Participation allows producers to maximize farm profits, adapt to changing market situations, improve operation safety, increase farm efficiency, and make positive economic impact in their communities.

The annual application period is October 1-15, 2019. Approval notifications are scheduled to be mailed mid-December. Program purchases can be made starting October 1, 2019 and must be completed by the program's final reimbursement request deadline. Particpants are encouraged to make purchases and submit reimbursement requests in a timely manner to avoid processing delays at deadline time. Payments are based upon expenses for eligible program items,

Programs include: Herd Health, Genetics, Row Crop Solutions, Hay Equipment, Livestock Equipment, Livestock Solutions, Working Facility Structures, Poultry Grower, and Producer Diversification.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Event Deadline
2019 Application Period October 1-15, 2019
Request to Decline Funding - Livestock Equipment, Hay Equipment March 1, 2020
Reimbursement Request - Livestock Equipment, Hay Equipment April 1, 2020
Request to Decline Funding - Herd Health, Genetics, Row Crop Solutions, Livestock Solutions, Working Facility Structures, Poultry Grower, Producer Diversification July 1, 2020
Reimbursement Request - Herd Health, Genetics, Row Crop Solutions, Livestock Solutions, Working Facility Structures, Poultry Grower, Producer Diversification
August 1, 2020