Fayette County Research


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News

Five Things You Didnít Know about the AgResearch & Education Center at Ames Plantation, 10/6/2015

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Record Corn Yields 
In the future, getting the most out of our land will be critical for Tennessee agriculture and the world's food supply. That will involve increasing row crop yields through science and smart farming.



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Changing Animal Population 
In Tennessee, we're seeing changes in our animal population. Some species are moving in, but others are disappearing from our lands.



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Cotton's Comeback? 
Cotton remains a staple in southern agriculture, but in recent years the number of acres in Tennessee has dropped by a significant amount. But is 2010 the year of cotton's comeback?



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Shackelford Orchard 
Majestic oaks stand proudly next to towering pines. Stunning beauty in a peaceful setting - but whatís going on in this still forest is a decades-long research project.


 

Recent Publications

Contribution of Agriculture to Fayette County, W572.  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.

Fayette County Cotton CST Walk.  Raper, T. B.  2017.  news.utcrops.com 20 Sept 2017.