Agricultural Research Solutions.


We harness the creative energy of 160 Ph.D. faculty, specialized staff, and gifted graduate students. We make the agricultural, forest, and ornamental industries more efficient, improve the quality of rural life, and conserve soil, water, air, and wildlife. We do this with basic and applied research programs on the Institute of Agriculture campus, in partnership with UT Knoxville and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and at ten AgResearch Centers across the state.  

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Debbie Hampstead
OSP Director

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Events (more)

Our local events
 
Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop  9/29, Noon - 4:00 pm, PBB 156/157  AgRsch

IT Security  11/8, Noon - 1:00 pm, PBB 156/157  AgRsch


Other UTIA events, or elsewhere
 
UT Farmers Market  5/11-10/19, 4-7 pm, Knoxville  UTGard   Facebook

Fall Gardeners' Festival  8/30, 8-3 pm, Crossville  PREC

Cotton Tour  9/7, Jackson  WTREC

    

Research Groups and Facilities (more)

Ag & Food Security
Training industry and government to prevent terrorist acts targeting the ag and food sector.
UT Beef and Forage Center
Facilitating research and communication to advance the Tennessee Beef and Forage industry.
Center for Renewable Carbon
Positioning Tennessee as a leader in reducing our dependence on petroleum.
Phytophthora Plant Pathogens
Soybeans, vegetables, the Irish potato blight, and Sudden Oak Death.
    

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Microgreens
"Microgreens are tiny plants that add zest to salads and main dishes, and are..."
 
Water Quality
"Floods, droughts and very hot or cold temperatures - all weather patterns that..."
 
Renewable Carbon Tree Harvest
"Trees that we harvest can become our fuel, energy, and industrial products...."
 
Ag Economy
"Tennessee farmers are making plans for their 2016 crops after a disappointing..."