Agricultural and Resource Economics
We discover and apply new knowledge relating to economics and related policy in the agricultural, agribusiness, natural resource management, and rural development sectors.
Phone: 865.974.7231   Fax: 865.974.7484   agecon@utk.edu
Head: Delton Gerloff

Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications
Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications is an academic department that blends the agricultural industry with leadership development and communications skills to empower leaders to be more successful within their communities and careers.
Phone: 865-974-7371   Fax: 865-974-7383   alec@utk.edu
Head: Delton Gerloff

Animal Science
Our work is a diverse and fascinating blend of applied and basic life sciences, ultimately focused on enhancing the efficiency, profitability, and sustainability of the domestic animal industries.
Phone: 865.974.7286   Fax: 865.974.7297   asnews@utk.edu
Head: Neal Schrick

Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science
We work at the interface of biological systems, soils, and engineering -- to understand basic processes, manage our environmental resources, and assist agricultural and related industries.
Phone: 865.974.7266   Fax: 865.974.4514   bess@utk.edu
Head: Julie Carrier

Entomology and Plant Pathology
Our research focuses on fungal, insect, nematode, and viral pathogens of crops and animals. We help ensure sustainable agricultural opportunities for the future.
Phone: 865.974.7135   Fax: 865.974.4744  
Head: DeWayne Shoemaker

Food Science
We study the physical, microbiological, and chemical makeup of food. We develop ways to process, preserve, package, or store food, according to industry and government specifications and regulations.
Phone: 865.974.7331   Fax: 865.974.7332   foodsci@utk.edu
Head: Mark Morgan

Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries
We strive to advance the science, management, and appreciation of natural resources, forestry, wildlife, fisheries, and forest products in Tennessee, the region, and beyond.
Phone: 865.974.7126   Fax: 865.974.4714   fwf@utk.edu
Head: Keith Belli

Plant Sciences
Our research focuses on environmental stewardship, agricultural security, and urban agriculture, with a variety of projects addressing each area.
Phone: 865.974.7324   Fax: 865.974.1947   plantsciences@utk.edu
Head: Scott Senseman