Research & Innovation

Cows grouped together look at the photographer during a demonstration of UT's new robotic milking technology.

Precision Livestock Farming Mooo-ves Forward

East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center’s Little River Unit introduces new robotic milking technology.

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Jack on the Rocks statue in front of the Cave Spring opening at the Jack Daniel Distillery.

Whiskey and Trees

Jack Daniels needs specific trees to create its iconic whiskey. UTIA has been there to help ensure the brand can…

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Dr. Jim Bailey

In The Heart of Communities

UTHSC Jim Bailey and his team lead the research effort to improve the heart health of Tennesseans, whose state ranks…

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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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Ivan Navarrette worked to prepare the playing field at Lusail Stadium in Qatar for the World Cup.

No Higher Thing

To a turf grass student, it might seem like there’s no higher career peak than managing the pitches for the…

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Keith Carver Assumes Leadership Role at UTIA

Keith Carver, former chancellor at UT Martin, named the new leader of UTIA.

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Eli Norrod plays with the alphabet wheels at Plateau Discovery Gardens in Crossville

Abloom with Art

UT Gardens feature art to inspire and teach.

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Lone Oaks Farm

Ford Partners with UTIA on Lone Oaks Farm

Ford Motor Company and UTIA announced a historic agreement that will propel economic development, education and conservation throughout the Mid-South.

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The Charles and Julie Wharton Large Animal Hospital

Large Animal Hospital Named

The UT College of Veterinary Medicine (UTCVM) Large Animal Hospital has been named in honor of long-time benefactors Charles and…

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Debra Ashton surveys flood damage near her home in Waverly

UT Extension Program Credited for Saving Woman’s Life

Debra Ashton credits a fitness training class taught by UT Extension with giving her the ability to save her life.

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A rendering of ov ernight facilities at Lone Oaks Farm.

Tennessee 4-H Camping Reimagined

If youth can’t come to camp, then camp will come to the youth.

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Jennifer Richards

A Beacon for Youth Education

Jennifer Richards always wanted to teach. Through her work developing 4-H curricula, she has reached thousands in Tennessee and across…

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A young black bear pauses at the base of a tree

Still Roaming

UT continues 50 years of black bear research.

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All Vol Cheese: Made in Tennessee, Enjoyed Everywhere

Checkerboard Mild Cheddar, Game Day Sharp Cheddar, Smokey’s Smoked Gouda and Torchbearer Jalapeno. If you’re a fan of cheese and…

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Taking a Next Step Toward a Biobased Economy

A small stand of poplar trees harvested from an AgResearch Center is set to help scientists progress further down the…

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Jayne Wu and Shigetoshi Eda

Quick Diagnosis

An innovative disease detection technology developed by UT Knoxville and UT Institute of Agriculture researchers is on its way to…

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Knoxville Gardens

Know Ag? Think again

Finding solutions is the best way to describe the purpose of the Institute of Agriculture (UTIA).

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Discover, Invent, Change

Discover, Invent, Change

12 inventions at the University of Tennessee that make life better.

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The UT Gardens: Here We Grow Again

In April, after nearly eight years and countless hours of planning and planting, the UT Gardens welcomed the Plateau Discovery…

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Ruff Reading

HABIT volunteers take their dogs, cats and rabbits, who have been medically and behaviorally screened, to places such as nursing…

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Grass Masters

Grass Masters

UT Center for Athletic Field Safety puts turf to the test.

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Answers in Bug Guts

Answers in Bug Guts

Research could lead to decreased use of pesticides, less disease.

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Plants Keep Watch

Plants Keep Watch

An early warning system could protect crops from agri-terrorism.

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