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FARM Cost Share Second Round Recipients Announced

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is announcing the second round of recipients for the Tennessee Forestry, Agriculture, and Rural Markets (FARM) cost-share program.

The FARM cost share is aimed at stabilizing and strengthening the agriculture and forestry supply chain. In this second round, $13.35 million was awarded to 18 agricultural, food, forestry, and nonprofit entities in Tennessee.

Cardin Forest Products, LLC, Marion County – Sawmill

Dylan Hankins, Bledsoe County – Hay Producer

Gilliam Logging, Grundy County – Logger

Eligible applicants that did not receive funding this time may apply for the last round. That application period is March 1-31, 2024. More details can be found online at