Tennessee Agriculture Enhancement Program

The TN Ag Enhancement Program (TAEP) provides cost share dollars to agricultural producers. Participation allows producers to maximize farm profits, adapt to changing market situations, improve operation safety, increase farm efficiency and make a positive economic impact in their communities. 


  • To be eligible, applicants must meet basic eligibility requirements that vary between sectors. For example, livestock producers must gain Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certification prior to the application period and meet minimum livestock/acreage requirements for the program selected.  
  • All approved applicants gather 35% cost share and those that gain Master Certification prior to reimbursement qualify for 50% cost share.  

Electronic copies of the applications:
2021 Application Period is October 1-7, 2021

Application A (Livestock)

Application B​ (Producer Diversification: Beekeepers, Greenhouses, Nursery, Agritourism)

Application C (Poultry Grower)