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Phillipy Named Director of Tennessee Agricultural Museum

  Oct 29, 2014

TDA Commissioner Julius Johnson today announced the appointment of Gregory Phillipy as director of the Tennessee Agricultural Museum....Learn More

Scholarships Offered to Specialty Crop Farmers

  Oct 27, 2014

TDA Market Development Division as part of its Direct Farm Marketing Initiative is offering scholarships to the North American Farm Direct Marketing Association Convention, to be held Feb. 1-6, 2015 in Nashville and Knoxville....Learn More

Ag Enhancement Deadline Nears for Livestock Projects

  Oct 23, 2014

December 1 is the deadline for eligible farmers to submit reimbursement requests and feed storage projects approved through the Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program.....Learn More

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The Tennessee Department of Agriculture promotes local produce and products and ensures safe and dependable food and fiber for all while conserving our natural resources. The Department touches the lives of Tennesseans every day through the food we eat, the fuel we pump, the clothes we wear, the wood products we use and the land we enjoy.

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The Tennessee Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against persons based on their race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Any person alleging discrimination based on a prohibited basis has a right to file a complaint within 180 days of the alleged discrimination with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture and/or the Tennessee Human Rights Commission. For more information contact Nakisha Easley, Title VI Coordinator at 615.837.5167. Title VI Complaint Form.