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TDEC Launches Pilot "Farm to Table" Program at Paris Landing State Park

  June 25, 2014

State officials from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) and the Department of Agriculture, along with civic leaders, farmers and park supporters.....Learn More

Greene County Now Buffer Regulated for Thousand Cankers Disease

  June 24, 2014

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture today announced the discovery of Walnut Twig Beetles, which transmit Thousand Cankers Disease (TCD), a walnut tree killing disease, in Greene County...Learn More

TDA Announces Funding Available for Organic Certification

  June 18, 2014

Tennessee farmers pursuing USDA Organic Certification can qualify for financial assistance to help defray the costs....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.