Blount County Research

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Taking a Next Step Toward a Biobased Economy, 11/7/2016


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Tennessee AgrAbility Program 
Veterans with past war injuries or disabilities, who are also farmers, are receiving help from a UT Extension program to help them make a living in agriculture.

(1 mention)

Beetle Tents 
Hemlock trees in the Smoky Mountains are threatened by a tiny, deadly pest. Researchers with UT AgResearch are using a predatory beetle to feast on these harmful insects.


Recent Publications

Contribution of Agriculture to Blount County, W553.  Hughes, D. W., H. E. Wright, S. Upendram, R. J. Menard, A. Smith, B. C. English, and K. L. Jensen.  2018.  University of Tennessee, Dept of Ag. & Resource Economics.

Underwater Observation and Habitat Utilization of Three Rare Darters (Etheostoma cinereum, Percina burtoni, and Percina williamsi) in the Little River, Blount County, Tennessee.  Jett, R. Trent  2010.  M.S. Thesis.

Perceptions and Preferences of Blount County Residents Regarding the Conversion of Idle Farmland To a Dairy or Residential Subdivision.  Lambert, D. M., C. D. Clark, M. D. Wilcox, Jr., S. Cho, and G. F. Smith.  2009.  Staff Paper Series, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Potential Sources of Non-Point Sediment Pollution in the Little River, Blount County, Tennessee.  Ayers, P. D., J. Logan, and G. V. Melnichenko.  2004.  Proc. 14th Ann. Tenn. Water Res. Symp. 31 Mar 2 Apr, 2004. Burns, TN. pp. P23.