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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 was held October 1 – 15, 2018. All approval notifications and reimbursement packets have been mailed to those approved. Participants 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. To review your TAEP account status, you may visit TAEP Online. If you do not have a TAEP Online account, you may create one by using your TAEP Producer Number and your TAEP ID Number located on the front of Document A. Document A can be found within your reimbursement packet.

Programs include: Genetics, Grain Storage, Hay Storage, Livestock Equipment, Livestock Solutions, Working Facility Cover, Poultry Grower, and Producer Diversification.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Event Deadline
2018 Application Period Application Period Closed
Request to Decline Funding - Livestock Equipment March 1, 2019
Reimbursement Request - Livestock Equipment April 1, 2019
Request to Decline Funding - Genetics, Grain Storage, Hay Storage, Livestock Solutions, Working Facility Cover, Poultry Grower, Producer Diversification August 1, 2019
Reimbursement Request - Genetics, Grain Storage, Hay Storage, Livestock Solutions, Working Facility Cover, Poultry Grower, Producer Diversification
September 1, 2019