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Grain Storage

 

Acreage
Minimum Requirements
Property
Premises Registration
Cost Share $15,000 Maximum
100 Acres of land in
row crop production
Applicant or Family Owned -
for bins and permanent equipment
Required for
livestock producers
Standard 35%
  • Applicant or a member of the applicant’s immediate family must own land where permanent structures will be built. Only one application, per premises or property, per family owned land, per household, per business, per application period is allowed.
  • Approvals will be allocated for the maximum amount. Reimbursements will be based on finished project up to maximum.
  • Quotes are not required to request cost share funds.
  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that their project is eligible and meets all TAEP criteria.

PROGRAM GOALS: Improve quantity, quality and marketing through proper storage and management

Application Period:
CLOSED

Reimbursement Deadline:
May 1, 2015
GUIDELINES: Use application A to apply - pages 20 - 22 in printed application, application A instructions
Eligible Items
  1. New permanent bins – min. capacity of 10,000 bushels
    • Smaller capacity bins can be combined to reach 10,000 bushels minimum
  2. New permanently affixed equipment and accessories, necessary for proper and safe handling of grain, including drying and aeration components, conveyors and bin unload augers
  3. Labor conducted by a contractor or the supplier for the construction of new bins and installation of new equipment - reimbursement for labor cannot exceed 30% of total reimbursement - labor provided by the applicant or their employees is not eligible
  4. Portable bagging system
  5. Grain vacuum
  6. Transport auger*
  7. Site preparation
    a. concrete foundations
    b.  aprons
    c.  pads
    d.  associated labor and materials for construction of new bins and/or equipment

* Transport auger may be new or used. Used item must be:

  • In excellent working condition
  • No excessive rust
  • Functional soundness
  • Reasonable market price
Requirements
  1. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that their project is eligible and meets all TAEP criteria. 
  2. Bins and permanent equipment must be built and/or installed on applicant owned land or land owned by a member of the applicant’s immediate family. Only one application, per premises or property, per family owned land, per household, per business, per application period is allowed.
Ineligible Items
  1. Grain/gravity wagons
  2. Material and labor for the installation of electrical service to bins or equipment
  3. Plastic used in bagging
  4. Labor provided by applicant or their employees
  5. Any grain bin or grain handling equipment for commercial purposes
  6. Addition of rings to existing bins to increase capacity
  7. Used bins, equipment and used materials unless otherwise noted
For additional information call 1-800-342-8206 or email grain.storage@TN.gov
Eligibility
Requirements
Application
Rules
Application A
Materials
Premises Registration