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:

Are you interested in helping farmers develop and analyze value-added enterprises? The Center for Profitable Agriculture is hiring!

March is Extension Month in Tennessee. To raise awareness about the Center and introduce our staff during Extension Month, the following series of videos was created. Check out the "Get to Know CPA" video series to learn more!

Get to Know CPA During
Tennessee Extension Month

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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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Latest Progress Report

April 2024