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Agriculture and Natural Resources

Programs educate farmers and homeowners and other agricultural and horticultural producers on the latest management practices needed to solve problems and improve production and marketing. Programs also help Tennesseans protect the environment and improve the management, marketing, and use of natural resources.

cows grazing on a grassy field
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Beef Cattle standing in pen
Master Beef
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Cultivating Communities
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Rows of crops
Crop Production Systems
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Various colorful peppers
Farmers Market
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Newly sprouted Corn
Lunch & Learn
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Hoeing soil
Weed Control
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Young crops coming out of the soil
Soil & Forage Testing
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Extension Ag Talk Tuesdays
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Contact Information

Chris Hicks
Ext Agent III & County Director
Phone: (615) 735-2900
: cbhicks@utk.edu

Smith County Ag News & Upcoming Opportunities