First responders learn about grain bin safety and rescue through a partnership with Tennessee AgrAbility at the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center.

A Tale of Caution

Tragedies of grain bin accidents reinforce safety procedures and rescue training.

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Outstanding in Their Fields

UTIA faculty, staff, students and alumni are groundbreakers, collaborators, educators and leaders in the agriculture industry.

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Kids in the Lake County 4-H program fish off a walkway at Reelfoot Lake.

Focus on 4-H

Christian-Boyer is among the UT Extension agents now able to focus solely on 4-H and Youth Development, thanks to a…

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Hongwei Xin

Xin Receives Leggacy Maker Award

Hongwei Xin, Dean of UT AgResearch, was recognized at the 2023 Egg Industry Issues Forum with the Leggacy Maker Award…

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A Fruitful Career

David Lockwood has toiled alongside Tennessee fruit growers for nearly 50 years—its work he was, quite literally, born to do.

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Power T branded burgers

A Full Plate

UTIA works to nourish the nation through its involvement with farmers and businesses all while completing research in animal, plant…

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David Golden is a Herbert College of Agriculture professor of food microbiology.

What’s in a Date?

A professor of food microbiology reveals the facts and myths behind ‘sell by’ and ‘use by’ dates.

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The McClanahan family in front of their barn

Family Linked to UT Since 1946

An “Everywhere You Look, UT” mural shows pride.

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Dameon Berry's wife and kids gather on their ranch

Serving Those Who Have Served Us

UT Extension’s AgrAbility program helps veterans who choose to farm and as well as farmers who continue farming after debilitating…

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Ben Neale and his cattle

The Light on the Hill

Tennessee beef producers see sales rise.

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A Rwandan mother and child in the Musanze District.

‘Like a Boss’

Changing lives chicken by chicken in Rwanda.

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Dena, Kennedy, Joshua and Ken Oakes

Daylilies, Pumpkins and More

The Center for Profitable Agriculture celebrates 20 years of helping makers.

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Morgan Hall on the UTIA campus

Celebrating 50 Years of Service

Throughout 2018, faculty, staff and alumni are celebrating the institute’s golden anniversary.

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close-up of a honeybee

Ag is Good for Bees

Contrary to some media reports condemning a commonly used agricultural pesticide, scientists with UTIA have found that the overall health…

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Ancient Harvest

Want to try some sumpweed?

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food line for the wildlife buffet event

Dining on the Wild Side

Not your ordinary culinary delights: smoked beaver, squirrel, venison, moose.

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Fresh vegetables in the produce section of the grocery

Fresh, Safe Produce

Each year, foodborne illnesses sicken about 48 million people (one in six Americans).

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The Face of UT in Every County

Extension emphasizes helping people improve their livelihoods where they live. Follow any road in Tennessee, and you’ll find people whose…

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Veterinary Alumni Connect

Members of the UT College of Veterinary Medicine’s alumni council are helping the college stay in touch with its graduates,…

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Ag Day

All About Ag

Ag Day is the annual alumni street fair on the Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) campus in Knoxville. This year's event…

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