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William E. (Willie) Hart
Associate Professor
Power and machinery

John B. Wilkerson
Sensor development

George F. Grandle
Associate Professor, Post retirement appointment
Livestock Production Systems

Timothy G. (Tim) Prather
Extension Specialist I
Farm safety, AgrAbility, & precision ag

Neal S. Eash
Soil Science

Brandon C. Beavers
Farm Manager

Walter M. Clark
Agricultural Service Assistant I
Senior Farm Equipment Operator

Darol H. Copley
Agricultural Service Supervisor I
Senior Farm Crew Leader

Jimmie L. Duncan
Agricultural Service Assistant I
Senior Farm Equipment Operator

Burton C. (Burt) English
Production Economics

Scott J. Helgren
Agricultural Service Supervisor II
Senior Farm Crew Leader

Joseph L. Donaldson
Assistant Professor
Program Planning and Evaluation

Jerry R. Roberson
Associate Professor
Farm Animal Medicine

Shawn A. Hawkins
Associate Professor
Animal waste management

David Bilderback
Extension Area Specialist
Farm Management

Shasta L. Hubbs
Extension Assistant I
Coordinator of Farm-to-Market program

Brennan Jacob (BJ) DeLozier
Farm Manager, Plant Sciences Unit

Ricardo Videla
Clinical Assistant Professor
Farm Animal Medicine and Surgery

Adam Hopkins
Extension Area Specialist
Farm Management

Nicholas Tissot
Vehicle Operator II
Lt. Farm Equipment Operator

Delton C. Gerloff
Interim Dean
Financial management and crops marketing


UT Workshop to Help Small-Scale Poultry Farmers, 5/26/2016

UT Farmers Market, 5/11/2016

UT Farmers Market, 5/13/2015

STAX / Farm Bill Workshop, 11/20/2014

UT and Partners Offer Wednesday Farmers Market, 5/14/2014

UT and Partners Offer Wednesday Farmers Market, 5/15/2013



Answers to Farmersí Questions, 10/22/2016

Farmers to Battle Hunger at Milan No-Till Field Day, 7/17/2014

Down On The Farm, 5/16/2014

UT Farmers Market kicks off today, 5/14/2014

AgResearch Forest Recertified as American Tree Farm Site, 9/27/2012


1 mention

All-Vol Cheese 
UT fans can buy or give the gift of school spirit in the form of a tasty food. The university's Institute of Agriculture and a corporate partner are making and selling All-Vol Cheese.


Recent Publications

Geophysical Methods Allred, B., V. Adamchuk, R. Rossel, J. Doolittle, R. S. Freeland, K. Grote, and D. Corwin.  2016.  Encyclopedia of Soil Science, Third Edition, Chesworth, W. (Ed.). (2008). Encyclopedia of soil science (Vol. 207). Berlin: Springer.

Cotton Producer Awareness and Participation in Cost-Sharing Programs for Precision Nutrient Management Technology Boyer, C., D. M. Lambert, M. Velandia, B. C. English, R. K. Roberts, and J. A. Larson.  2016.  Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 41(1):81-96.

Biomineralization of atrazine and analysis of 16S rRNA and catabolic genes of atrazine degraders in a former pesticide mixing site and a machinery washing area Douglass, J.F., M. A. Radosevich, and O. H. Tuovinen.  2016.  Journal of Soils and Sediments, 16:2263-2274.

Changes in the Use of Precision Farming Information Sources Among Cotton Farmers and Implications for Extension.  Edge, B., M. Velandia, D. M. Lambert, R. K. Roberts, J. A. Larson, B. C. English, C. Boyer, R. Rejesus, and A. Mishra.  2016.  Journal of Extension.

Factors Influencing Product Liability Insurance Adoption Among Tennessee Fruit and Vegetable Farmers.  Edwards, M.R.  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

Product Liability Insurance Use Among Tennessee Fruit and Vegetable Farmers Edwards, Matthew, M. Velandia, D. M. Lambert, W. H. Pepper, C. D. Clark, and K. L. Jensen.  2016.  Journal of Food Distribution Research, 47(4):127-137.

Regional Economic Impacts of Biochemical and Pyrolysis Biofuel Production in the Southeastern US: A Systems Modeling Approach Lambert, D. M., B. C. English, R. J. Menard, and B. S. Wilson.  2016.  Agricultural Sciences, Volume 7, pp 407-419.

Food safety control on poultry farms: effective control of Campylobacter.  Liu, X., I. B. Hanning, S. Diaz Sanchez, and J. Lin.  2016.  Achieving Sustainable Production of Poultry Meat., Chapter 11 In Steven Ricke (ed), Achieving Sustainable Production of Poultry Meat. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, Cambridge, UK.

Retained Ownership Profitability of Beef Cattle Originating in Tennessee Minfeng Tang  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

Habitat manipulation and physical control methods for managing BMSB on organic farms.  Moore, J. L., M. Rogers, R. Dobson, R. T. Bessin, A. L. Nielsen, and C. R. Matthews.  2016.  several meetings, SE Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conf, Jan. 7-9, 2016; Savannah, GA. S. Sustainable Ag. Working Group mtg, Jan. 28-30, 2016; Lexington, KY. Pick TN Conf, Feb. 11-13. 2016; Knoxville, TN. Organic Crops Unit Field Day, April 28, 2016.

Estimating the Economic Value of Water for Agriculture and Other Industries in Tennessee.  Owens, S.  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

2016 Mid-South Farm and Gin Show.  Raper, T. B.  2016.  news.utcrops.com 18 Feb 2016.