Information from our studies is used by small, part-time, family farm operations, and research data from our annual fruit and vegetable variety trials inform growers large and small in Tennessee and across the nation. We are most noted for our studies in beef, squash, muskmelons, watermelons, pumpkins, greens, cabbage, green beans, apples, blueberries, and tomatoes.
The Center operates as one of ten UT AgResearch and Education Centers across the state. We regularly host field days, Research in Progress Days, Extension meetings, school visits, and commodity group meetings. You can also contact us to schedule a tour at another time.
UT AgResearch is currently researching hemp production and utilization, including variety trials, fertility requirements, and pest management.
Our Steak and Potatoes Field Day and Fall Gardners' Festival have been moved to 2021