Do you know a college student who is interested in science or agriculture, but needs more experience before starting their career? Tell them about the USDA-NIFA funded Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates (REEU) Internship at the West TN AgResearch and Education Center in Jackson, TN. Continue reading
Category Archives: Marketing
Tennessee Master Farm Manager Program
For producers needing to satisfy TAEP certification requirements, the Tennessee Master Farm Manager is a new educational Extension program. This program meets the requirements for maximum cost-share for Application A, B, or C. Master Farm Manager will focus on solid business principles and efficiently utilizing resources on the farm. The in-person Tennessee Master Farm Manager program will be offered on January 13th and 14th, at the Tennessee Tractor, LLC in Martin, TN. For more program and registration information, please follow the link to Tennessee Master Farm Manager.
The New UTcrops.com !!!
If you haven’t noticed, our UTcrops.com website has gotten a facelift. You may not recognize it when you first visit us at https://utcrops.com/. However, it’s organized similarly to the old version. I’m sure there are a few bugs that need to be fixed, but take a look! This site gives you ready access to essentially all UT resources related to row crop production.
2021 Tennessee Grain Conference going virtual
As we wrap up 2020, plans are in the works for UT Extension and UK Extension partners to host a single virtual Tennessee Grain and Soybean conference on Thursday Feb 4th, 2021. Continue reading
Virtual Milan No-till Field Day … Available Now!
Follow the link below to experience the 2020 Milan No-till Field Day at your own pace! You can watch an entire tour by clicking on its name, or just one presentation by clicking on a specific title.
Please note, all links will open in a new tab. Closed captions are available by clicking the “CC” button on the right side of the video’s play bar.
Call of the Week: COVID-19 and Agriculture
COVID-19 is already impacting agricultural markets. In this podcast, we speak with UT Extension Area Farm Management Specialist Danny Morris. He discusses the current and future implications for livestock and crop producers. Listen.
Reminder: UT Sponsored Grain Conferences Coming Soon
Information related to row crop production will be shared during two UT Extension sponsored regional grain and soybean conferences on Tuesday, Feb 4th and Thursday, Feb 6th.
So, You Wanna Be a Hemp Farmer?
Below are the presentations and handout given at the recent public forum on the essentials of growing hemp held at the West TN Research and Education Center on Jan. 14, 2020. Thanks to the Madison County UT Extension agent, Jake Mallard, and the West TN Chapter of the TN Hemp Industries Association for sponsoring the forum.
Preliminary Summary of 2019 UT Hemp Variety Trial Data – handout
Table Summary of UT 2019 Hemp Variety Trial Data – handout
Diseases, Insects, & Yields – What we saw in 2019 – presentation
Hemp Economics and Marketing – presentation