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Hay Equipment

Livestock/Acreage Minimum Requirements Certifications Lifetime Limit
Cattle - 100 Head
Goats/Sheep - 150 Head
Hay - 100 Acres in Production
BQA – Beef and Dairy
Not Applicable
$5,000 Maximum Reimbursement
Standard 35% Cost Share   |   Master 50% Cost Share
Head of livestock = maximum number of single type, regardless of sex or age, at one time during the last 12 months.
Goats/Sheep can be combined to meet minimum head requirement.
Hay Acreage = 100 acres in production; first cutting only

Eligible Items

New Equipment Only
1. Hay mower; not eligible — rotary cutter
2. Mower-conditioner
3. Hay tedder
4. Hay rake
5. Hay baler — round or square; balers only have a three (3) year verification period; all other items have a five (5) year verification period.

Email hay.equipment@tn.gov for additional information.