The University of Tennessee Center for Profitable Agriculture is offering three opportunities for training this month to help entrepreneurs develop value-added agricultural businesses.
Despite another year of international trade conflicts, research from the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture outlines the continued economic strength that the agri-forestry industrial complex provides to the state of Tennessee. Detailed analyses from the Department of Agricultur…
I was first introduced to “red-twig" dogwoods by an elderly gardening friend about 25 years ago. She pointed out a large, multi-stemmed shrub growing out in the middle of her lawn called a red-twig dogwood. I had never heard of such and thought to myself “what a strange looking dogwood.”
The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is advising forest landowners to monitor their sassafras trees after detecting new cases of laurel wilt disease in Robertson and Hamblen Counties.
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is now accepting entries for its 2020-21 photo contest for publication in Tennessee Wildlife’s annual calendar issue.
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Department of Agriculture Commissioner Charlie Hatcher, D.V.M. have announced 12 businesses supported by the Agriculture Enterprise Fund.
Farmers, agribusinesses and agriculture leaders alike will have a unique opportunity to learn about the role, importance and significance of international trade on local agriculture production, markets and economies at the Mid-South Agricultural Trade Conference. The conference will also eq…
A team of researchers at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture has been awarded a $156,000 grant to examine value-added opportunities for marketing cattle using genetic information at the seedstock, cow-calf and stocker producer stages of the beef supply chain. The project lin…
COLUMBIA, Tenn. – Dairy producers who want to start or expand a value-added dairy business will soon have an opportunity to learn from experts at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture.
The Franklin Farmers Market annual Pardoning of the Turkey will be held Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 at 10 a.m., sponsored by Walker Chevrolet.
The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA), Division of Forestry has announced it has received a $200,000 grant through the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) to expand fire implementation and management.
With deer season in full swing and the holidays quickly approaching, Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunters for the Hungry program is accepting donations in Williamson County to help feed local families in need.
Keep Williamson Beautiful and Stormwater Management are inviting all community members to a stream cleanup at Dry Branch Wetland in Franklin on Saturday, Nov. 16, starting at 8:30 a.m.
Farmers don’t need sunshine to produce abundant food. Ideal growing conditions can be duplicated indoors, using lights.
Oranges, lemons and limes are members of the genus Citrus, which is part of the rue family. The fruit is native to southern Asia, Malaysia and Australia.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Agriculture has appointed a Samantha Beaty as state veterinarian and assistant commissioner for animal health.
The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is now accepting grant proposals for projects that will help improve water quality and reduce or eliminate nonpoint source pollution.
Williamson County 4-H sent 11 state 4-H portfolio finalists to the Tennessee 4-H Roundup held at the University of Tennessee to compete in project interviews. Four of the students came home as 4-H state winners in their main project.
For the past two months, experts with the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency have held several workshops on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), answering questions from the public and sharing information. One final workshop is scheduled for Tu…
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture recognized some of its top faculty, staff, researchers and extension experts at UTIA’s annual Awards and Promotions Luncheon held on the UTIA campus in Knoxville August 2, 2019. Many of the awards are gifts made possible…
The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is announcing the appointment of Kenneth Kim, D.V.M., D.A.C.V.P. as director of the C.E. Kord Animal Health Diagnostic Laboratory (KAHDL).