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Smith County

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UT Extension serves the citizens of Smith County with educational programs in the areas of Agriculture, Family and Consumer Sciences, Community Resource Development, and 4-H Youth Development. We are an outreach branch of the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, providing research-based solutions and information to the citizens of Tennessee.

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AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES
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FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES
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4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
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Check out our new TV show! Cultivating Communities with UT Extension

UT Extension Smith County is proud to present Cultivating Communities. Join hosts Katie Martin and Chris Hicks as they travel the Upper Cumberland to introduce you to local farmers, families, and Extension agents.

In the first episode of Cultivating Communities, Chris and Katie travel to Wilson County to meet up with Extension Agent Lucas Holman and Fair Director Helen McPeak to discuss Wilson County agriculture and the Wilson County Fair. Then, the agents talk to two producers who are marketing their products directly to consumers. Featured interviews are with Stephen George of Seven Cedars Butcher Block and Jeffrey Turner of Shop Springs Creamery.

Cultivating Communities is produced by Katie Martin and Chris Hicks and edited by Rachel Petty. Production assistance provided by DTC3 TV.

UPCOMING EVENTS
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The Smith County Extension Office is located at 125 Gordonsville Highway in Carthage, TN with Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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