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:

We’re hiring two Extension Assistants! See Position Announcements for details.

Extension Assistant I – Value-Added Agriculture

Extension Assistant I – Value-Added Agriculture Marketing

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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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