Legislation in the State of Tennessee
GAP requirement class.
All Farmers will be required to complete this
class when the Law becomes effective.
Eggs at the Market
The first piece of legislation concerns an Egg Bill. The bill has become law and was attached as amendments to Tennessee TCA Title 53. Click here for a short notice from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture.
Getting Started in a Food Manufacturing Business in Tennessee
Go to the following website and at the top of the page search "PB 1399" for this publication
Sales Tax in Tennessee on the Purchase and sale of Farm Products
Go to the following website and at the top of the page search "PB 1806" for this publicationag.tennessee.edu
Tennessee Sales Tax Regulations re: the Sale of Farm Products.
Tennessee Sales Tax Regulation Re: the Sale of Farm Products.
Sales and Use Tax Application to
Breeding bulls entering Tennessee must now be accompanied with a certificate of veterinary inspection and be thoroughly tested for Trichomoniasis.
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TDA Reminds Farmers TAEP Application Period Begins June 1
If you missed this year's cost share opportunities, please put it on your calendar to remember for next year!
TAEP was established in 2005 and spported by the General Assembly to increase farm income by helping farmers invest in better farming practices and by encouraging diversification and innovation. Through TAEP, farmers can qualify for 35 or 50 percent cost share, ranging from a maximum of $1,200 to $15,000 depending on the project.
TN Ag Enhancement Program Applicaitons Now Available
TDA Partners with Ag In The Classroom to Support Community Gardens
The Tennessee General Assembly recently passed legislation expanding the Retail Accountability Program to require wholesalers to report the sales of an expanded range of products, including food items and other types of tangible property. A memo which discusses more details about what items need to be reported to the Department has been posted to our website at http://www.tn.gov/revenue/section/hot-topics.