Researchers at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture have been awarded nearly $500,000 from the US Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture to improve the productivity, resiliency, and overall health of Eastern grasslands.
Ashley M. Stokes named as the new dean of UT Extension in the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture. She is the first woman to serve as dean of UT Extension in its more than 100 years of service to Tennesseans.
The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture is working to facilitate conversations between patients and health care providers about the cost of their care.
The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture has been chosen to coordinate the Southern portion of the USDA’s network providing stress management assistance for people in farming.
A team from across campus has come together to make life better for pollinators at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville through outreach, community engagement, education, and project areas.
In an effort to enhance local conservation efforts and help residents who live in a flood-prone area of the city, three UT faculty members will work with a group of homeowners to install rain gardens in the Edgewood Park neighborhood of Knoxville.
The work of Virginia P. Moore, Tennessee’s first home demonstration agent, is documented in a new digital collection created by the UT Libraries.
Commodities for Communities is this week’s featured Partnership That Makes a Difference. The partnership allows farmers to support the university by gifting portions of their crop to the UT Foundation.
The university commemorated the 150th anniversary of the establishment of public land-grant universities on Saturday, November 3, during the annual Ag Day celebration. President Abraham Lincoln signed the Morrill Land Grant College Act of 1862, providing federal funds to establish many of America’s public colleges and universities to teach agriculture and the mechanical arts to
Teaching children responsibility is key to helping them develop positive habits as they grow into dependable, mature adults. Some parents and teachers might find the task difficult. Matt Devereaux, a child development specialist and associate professor in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, offers tips to parents and teachers as they work with children,
Tennesseans who are starting home-based baking businesses are getting some help from the UT Extension Online Learning system. More than 100 entrepreneurs across the state are earning certifications through a state-mandated food safety program.
When freshman Shelby Summarell heard that UT Knoxville was involved in Operation: Military Kids, she knew she wanted to volunteer. Having a dad who took two tours of Kuwait with the Army National Guard, Summarell knows how difficult it can be when parents and children are separated by war. OMK is a program that provides