Celebrating 25 Years: UT’s Center for Profitable Ag hosts victory tour of farming operations across Tennessee

The University of Tennessee’s Center for Profitable Agriculture recently held a special tour for state extension specialists, giving them an opportunity to visit some of the farming operations they have helped in the last 25 years. The Tennessee Farm Bureau took us along, too!

The Center for Profitable Agriculture at the University of Tennessee is celebrating 25 years of service to successful farming operations across the state. That is why they recently held a special tour for Tennessee extension specialists, giving them an opportunity to visit some of the operations that they have helped over the years. The Tennessee Farm Bureau took us along, too!

The group’s next event is a webinar focused on “getting the most out of on-farm retail.” It will take place on November 14, and you can register online at www.cpa.tennessee.edu.

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