Center for Profitable Agriculture

The Center for Profitable Agriculture provides educational programming and technical assistance to Tennessee farmers interested in a value-added enterprise to improve farm income. Evaluating the costs of starting a new enterprise, navigating regulatory issues and identifying a potential market are some of the many challenges farmers may face when considering a value-added enterprise.
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Specialists at the Center may be able to help in the evaluation and development process through:

Center for Profitable Agriculture Celebrates Twenty-fifth Year

Center for Profitable Agriculture - Celebrating 25 years of helping farmers develop value-added enterprises.

We are celebrating and reflecting on the growth, accomplishments, and successes both at the Center and by those we serve. The first twenty-five years of helping farmers develop value-added enterprises has been an amazing story.


Join our team!

We are searching for an Extension Specialist in Value-Added Financial Analysis. Learn more about the position here. Contact Troy Dugger, Search Committee Chair with questions.

The Center is a partnership between UT Extension and the Tennessee Farm Bureau and works cooperatively with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture.

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Latest Progress Report

April 2023