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Helps Tennessee cow-calf producers to be the very best in the country, improve their profitability and position the industry to be competitive with other states.
County Extension AgentLearn MoreYesLivestock and Forage SystemsAnimal ScienceBeef, Value-Added Beef6/18/2014 4:36 PMTipton, Emily Lynnette
 
  
Producers can learn about the vital importance of injection site selection, proper injection techniques and see the results of improper injection techniques.
Dr. Lew Strickland: 865-974-3538Learn MoreYesLivestock and Forage SystemsAnimal ScienceBeef6/18/2014 4:39 PMTipton, Emily Lynnette
 
  
Provides a standard, impartial post-weaning gain test that will furnish records, source of and market for completely performance tested bulls, and serve as an educational tool to beef cattle improvement and promotion.
Dr. David Kirkpatrick, Animal Science: 865-974-7294Learn MoreYesLivestock and Forage SystemsBeef6/18/2014 4:52 PMTipton, Emily Lynnette
 
  
Designed to provide information to the beef producers of Tennessee to help making it one of the most successful beef educational programs in the country.
Learn MoreYesLivestock and Forage SystemsBeef6/18/2014 4:57 PMTipton, Emily Lynnette
 
  
The Small Ruminant Master Producer program will provide opportunities for both sheep and goat producers to increase knowledge and skills needed to apply management practices needed for profitability and sustainability of the sheep and goat industry.
Learn MoreYesLivestock and Forage SystemsAnimal ScienceSmall Ruminant6/18/2014 4:59 PMTipton, Emily Lynnette
 
  
Provides information to Tennessee horse owners to help them be the very best in the country, improve their profitability, and position the industry to be competitive with other states.
Dr. Bridgett McIntosh, Animal Science: Learn MoreYesLivestock and Forage SystemsEquine6/18/2014 5:01 PMTipton, Emily Lynnette
 
  
Tools to help in your decision-making process for your livestock operation.
Dr. Andrew Griffith, Agricultural and Resource Economics: 865-974-7480Learn MoreYesAgri-business Economics and Entrepreneurship, Livestock and Forage SystemsAgricultural & Resource EconomicsBeef, Dairy, Farm Financial Management, Small Ruminant6/18/2014 5:21 PMTipton, Emily Lynnette
 
  
Collection of tools: Automatic Section Control for Planters Cost Calculator, Buy/Sell Margins Calculator, Dairy Margin Protection Program Calculator, Fertilizer Cost Calculator, Hay Cost Calculator, The Beef Cattle fIRM and more.
Learn MoreYesAgri-business Economics and Entrepreneurship, Crop Production Systems, Livestock and Forage SystemsAgricultural & Resource EconomicsBeef, Crop Production, Dairy, Farm Financial Management, Small Ruminant6/18/2014 5:24 PMTipton, Emily Lynnette
 
  
Tools and materials such as: Market Highlights, Crop Comments, Crop Outlooks and budgets
Dr. Aaron Smith, Agricultural and Resource Economics: 865-974-7271Learn MoreYesAgri-business Economics and Entrepreneurship, Crop Production SystemsAgricultural & Resource EconomicsCotton Production, Crop Production, Drought, Farm Financial Management6/18/2014 5:26 PMTipton, Emily Lynnette
 
  
Helping Tennesseans Live Independently & Farm Profitably
Tim Prather, Biosystems Engineering and Environmental Science: 865-974-7266Learn MoreYesBusiness DevelopmentBiosystems Engineering and Soil Science6/18/2014 5:29 PMTipton, Emily Lynnette
 
  
Explores value-added opportunities for tourism in agriculture
Center for Profitable Agriculture, 931-486-2777 or cpa@utk.eduLearn MoreYesBusiness Development, Value Added AgricultureCenter for Profitable AgricultureAgritourism7/15/2014 5:47 PMTipton, Emily Lynnette
 
  
Provides information for learning more about Farmers Markets, including Boot Camp Presentations, compliance guides, and price reports.
Center for Profitable Agriculture, 931-486-2777 or cpa@utk.eduLearn MoreYesResidential and Consumer Horticulture, Value Added AgricultureCenter for Profitable AgricultureFarmers Markets7/15/2014 5:52 PMTipton, Emily Lynnette
 
  
The initiative has identified key individuals and agencies for collaboration in an effort to develop educational events and activities to assist Tennessee beef producers interested in directly marketing live animals for custom harvest and USDA-inspected meat cuts to wholesale outlets and individual customers.
Center for Profitable Agriculture, 931-486-2777 or cpa@utk.eduLearn MoreYesLivestock and Forage Systems, Value Added AgricultureCenter for Profitable AgricultureBeef7/15/2014 5:53 PMTipton, Emily Lynnette
 
  
Horse resources and information from eXtension
Learn MoreYesLivestock and Forage SystemsAnimal ScienceEquine7/28/2014 2:12 PMRichards, Jessie Erin
 
  
The mission of the Center is to facilitate research and communication of science-based information to advance the Tennessee beef and forage industry. The Center will function as an “information hub” serving all in the Tennessee beef and forage industries. Secondly, the Center will serve as a focal point and catalyst for research, extension, and teaching efforts related to issues facing beef and forage systems in Tennessee.
Dr. Gary Bates, UTB&FC Director: 865-974-7324, gbates@utk.eduLearn MoreYesLivestock and Forage SystemsAnimal ScienceBeef, Dairy, Equine9/26/2014 10:30 AMTipton, Emily Lynnette
 
  
Dynamic site featuring current news and events related to environmental issue in agriculture.
Dr. Shawn Hawkins, BESS: 865-974-7266 or shawkins@utk.eduLearn MoreYesEnvironmental Stewardship, Livestock and Forage SystemsBiosystems Engineering and Soil ScienceBeef, Dairy10/8/2014 1:33 PMTipton, Emily Lynnette
 
  
Provides access to disaster information relevant to Tennessee. This includes preparation, recovery, safety, getting assistance and providing assistance.
Tim Prather, Biosystems Engineering and Environmental Science: 865-974-7266Learn MoreYesEnvironmental StewardshipBiosystems Engineering and Soil ScienceDisaster Relief10/8/2014 1:35 PMTipton, Emily Lynnette
 
  
UT honey bee extension efforts focus on supplying accurate research-based information to extension agents and beekeepers to improve the beekeeping industry, promote pollination of fruits and vegetables and help beekeepers "keep" their honey bee colonies alive.
Dr. John Skinner: Entomology & Plant Pathology, 865-974-0209 or jskinner@utk.eduLearn MoreYesCommercial Horticulture, Crop Production Systems, Environmental Stewardship, Residential and Consumer HorticultureEntomology and Plant PathologyCrops, Master Beekeeper10/8/2014 1:38 PMTipton, Emily Lynnette
 
  
The Center for Decentralized Wastewater Management (CDWM) will improve public and environmental health in Tennessee and the Southeastern United States by education and training onsite wastewater professionals, consumers, and decision makers and by advancing the science of decentralized wastewater technology through targeted research and demonstration.
John Buchanan, BESS, (865) 974-7266 or jbuchan7@utk.eduLearn MoreYesCommercial Horticulture, Value Added AgricultureBiosystems Engineering and Soil ScienceWater Quality10/8/2014 2:39 PMPainter, Rachel
 
  
Helps Tennesseans understand how to harvest and use solar energy for homes, farms and businesses. We do this through workshops to train UT Extension educators, school teachers, solar energy system installers, homeowners and business owners, youth and other interested individuals; exhibits at events such as UT Ag Research Field Days.
Tim Prather, BESS, tprather@tennessee.eduLearn MoreYesEnvironmental StewardshipBiosystems Engineering and Soil ScienceSolar, Sustainability10/8/2014 2:42 PMPainter, Rachel
 
  
Provides needed information to those working in the diverse areas of water-related issues across our state in urban and rural areas of Tennessee.
Dr. Andrea Ludwig, BESS, 865-974-7238 or aludwig@utk.eduLearn MoreYesEnvironmental StewardshipBiosystems Engineering and Soil ScienceWater Quality10/8/2014 2:46 PMPainter, Rachel
 
  
In addition to its importance in providing food and fiber, agriculture is also the largest industry in most areas of the South. Unfortunately, many agricultural workers and their family members are injured or become ill due to hazards in agricultural workplaces. And, people who live or travel in rural areas may also be exposed to hazards of "hobby farming" or the presence of large, slow-moving agricultural vehicles on public roads.
865-974-7266 or farmsafety@utk.eduLearn MoreYesBusiness Development, Commercial Horticulture, Crop Production Systems, Residential and Consumer Horticulture, Value Added AgricultureBiosystems Engineering and Soil ScienceAgritourism, Farm Safety10/8/2014 2:48 PMPainter, Rachel
 
  
A combined effort by Federal and State agricultural organizations to conduct surveillance, detection, and monitoring of agricultural crop pests and biological control agents. Survey targets include weeds, plant diseases, insects, nematodes, and other invertebrate organisms.
Dr. Frank Hale, Entomology & Plant Pathology, (615)832-6802 or fahale@utk.eduLearn MoreYesBusiness Development, Commercial Horticulture, Crop Production Systems, Livestock and Forage Systems, Residential and Consumer HorticultureEntomology and Plant PathologyCrops, Master Gardener10/8/2014 2:52 PMPainter, Rachel
 
  
Provides high quality and current information about the management of major field crops grown in Tennessee.
Dr. Scott Stewart, Entomology & Plant Pathology Research, 731-425-4709 or sdstewart@utk.eduLearn MoreYesCommercial Horticulture, Crop Production Systems, Residential and Consumer HorticultureEntomology and Plant PathologyCrops10/8/2014 2:55 PMPainter, Rachel
 
  
Dedicated to the dissemination of enotmological knowledge and enthusiasm throughout Tennessee. Learn more about insects and bugs by joining this society.
Dr. Murphree, 615-460-6221 or steve.murphree@belmont.eduLearn MoreYesCommercial Horticulture, Residential and Consumer HorticultureEntomology and Plant PathologyCrops, Master Gardener, Entomology10/8/2014 2:58 PMPainter, Rachel
 
  
The Southern Integrated Pest Management Center (SIPMC) fosters the development and adoption of Integrated Pest Management (IPM), a science-based approach to managing pests in ways that generate economic, environmental and human health benefits. We work in partnership with stakeholders from agricultural, urban and rural settings to identify and address regional priorities for research, education and outreach.
Jim VanKirk 919-513-8179Learn MoreYesCrop Production SystemsEntomology and Plant PathologyMaster Beekeeper, Master Gardener10/8/2014 3:01 PMPainter, Rachel
 
  
Soil Test results are used to formulate research-based, cost effective lime and fertilizer recommendations specific to the type of crop or plant and yield desired. To assist growers with their soil fertility needs, county agents and extension agents are available statewide to help with any management decisions related to soil test recommendations.
Soil, Plant, and Pest Center (615)832-5850 or soilplantpestcenter@tennessee.eduLearn MoreYesCommercial Horticulture, Crop Production Systems, Environmental Stewardship, Residential and Consumer Horticulture, Value Added AgricultureSoil Plant and Pest CenterCrops, Soil10/8/2014 3:16 PMPainter, Rachel
 
  
​Our extension program connect the resources of the Department of Food Science & Technology with Tennesseans by offering current, accurate, and research-based food science information. Our goal is to serve as a conduit to provide​ the best information and training for the food industry. Information about workshops and safety.
Faith Critzer, Food Safety, 865-974-7274 or faithc@utk.eduLearn MoreYesBusiness Development, Crop Production Systems, Leadership DevelopmentFood Science and TechnologyFarmers Markets, Food10/8/2014 3:22 PMPainter, Rachel
 
  
Each year The University of Tennessee Extension, in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service and Tennessee Farm Bureau, sponsor tax seminars at various locations throughout Tennessee. The instruction is directed toward tax professionals who prepare and file tax returns for farm and non-farm businesses, and individuals.
Renee Sharp (865)974-7273 or rsharp4@utk.eduLearn MoreYesAgri-business Economics and Entrepreneurship, Leadership DevelopmentAgricultural & Resource EconomicsFarm Financial Management10/8/2014 3:29 PMPainter, Rachel
 
  
The Program’s research is directed toward improving the production and quality in various forest tree species planted by Tennessee landowners, while protecting the genetic resources of tree species at risk from exotic pests.
Dr. Schlarbaum, FWF, 865-974-7993 or tenntip@utk.eduLearn MoreYesForested SystemsForestry, Wildlife and Fisheries10/8/2014 3:35 PMPainter, Rachel
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