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Tennessee Urges Citizens to Practice Wildfire Prevention

  Oct 14, 2014

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry and the Department of Commerce and Insurance’s Division of Fire Prevention are reminding homeowners to follow simple safety practices to prevent wildfires. The official start of wildfire season in Tennessee is Oct. 15....Learn More

Gould Joins Tennessee Department of Agriculture

  Oct 3, 2014

Commissioner Julius Johnson today announced the appointment of former Nashville news producer Corinne Gould as deputy director of public affairs.....Learn More

Emerald Ash Borer Found in Davidson County

  Sept 30, 2014

A quarantine for Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive insect that destroys ash trees has been expanded to include Davidson County. The insect was trapped in a residential area of Old Hickory.....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.