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UT Extension Service offers Orchard Production 101 Workshop

 

UT Extension OfficeMontgomery County, TN – Extension agents in a nine county area of Middle Tennessee are planning an Orchard Production Workshop for small producers and homeowners. The workshop will be held at Shade Tree Farms in Adams, TN on Friday, February 28th, 2014.

The participant fee for the program is $10.00/person which includes lunch onsite. The workshop will kick off at 9:00am Central time and conclude around 4:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Downtown Market this Saturday, September 21st

 

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Downtown Market will be on Public Square this Saturday from 8:00am-1:00pm. There will be Tennessee produce, meats, cut flowers, baked goods, and a variety of different arts and crafts available for purchase.

This has been a wonderful season this year. Once or twice the weather has not been as good to us as may be the case this Saturday but we will push through. There are now 5 weeks left so be sure to stop by and stock up on any items that you may need to have over the winter months.

Clarksville Downtown Market

Clarksville Downtown Market

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Clarksville to celebrate Arbor Day with new tree plantings

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Join the Clarksville Parks and Recreation department in celebration of Arbor Day on Saturday, April 13th, 2013 beginning at 9;00am at the Swan Lake Sports Complex.

Clarksvile Mayor Kim McMillan, the City Forester, along with the UT Extension and Clarksville Tree Board, invite you to help plant trees of various species including: gingko, Kentucky coffeetree, willow and shumard oak, Norway spruce, kwanzan and yoshino cherry, and forest pansy redbud. «Read the rest of this article»

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Winter Market tomorrow, January 31st at Smith Trahern Mansion

 

UT Extension OfficeClarksville, TN – The Winter Market is this Friday, January 31st. Carol Stichal will return by popular demand with her Asparagus Rolls and hopefully a new a green bean roll she is trying. «Read the rest of this article»

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USDA’s Accomplishments in 2012

 

Written by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
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USDA - U.S. Department of AgricultureWashington, D.C. – Over the course of 2012, farm families and rural communities faced a number of challenges. A record drought impacted much of the country and many were impacted by a major hurricane, flooding and severe storms. However, thanks to the resilience of rural Americans, our communities are still going strong.

Over the course of this year, USDA continued our record efforts to help folks across our nation, and I am proud of the work we carried out.

Dr. Tim Cross, dean of UT Extension; Dr. Shirley Hastings, associate dean and head of the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences; Martha Pile, UT Extension family and consumer sciences agent; and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack during his visit to the Montgomery County Agricultural Extension Office

Dr. Tim Cross, dean of UT Extension; Dr. Shirley Hastings, associate dean and head of the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences; Martha Pile, UT Extension family and consumer sciences agent; and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack during his visit to the Montgomery County Agricultural Extension Office

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Clarksville Building and Codes to begin accepting Applications for keeping Domesticated Hens November 1st, 2012

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – On November 1st, 2012, the Clarksville Department of Building and Codes will begin accepting applications for people who want to keep domesticated hens on their property.

The Clarksville City Council, during the September meeting, approved an ordinance allowing for the keeping of domesticated hens in E-1, R-1 AND R-1A zoned areas. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program Applications Now Available

 

Farmers Encouraged to Apply for TAEP Funding

The Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture has released the 2012 application for the Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program. Applications must be postmarked or hand delivered June 1st – 7th. Do not postmark prior to June 1st.

An important change for this year is that requests for funding will now be approved based on applicant determined priorities instead of on a first come, first serve basis. «Read the rest of this article»

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UT Extension Launches Online Domestic Kitchen Certification Course

 

News and Information from the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture

UT Extension OfficeKnoxville, TN – Earning certification to prepare, manufacture and sell certain foods from a home kitchen is now more convenient for Tennesseans thanks to a new online training module from University of Tennessee Extension.

Domestic Kitchen Food Safety Training, which launched Wednesday, February 1st, provides instruction centered around the state’s Domestic Kitchen Rule. The rule allows people to commercially prepare, manufacture and sell non-potentially hazardous foods in the home while ensuring the public’s health is protected. «Read the rest of this article»

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Want To Start a Food Business?

 

UT Extension OfficeClarksville, TN – “Things You Need to Know to Make a Food Product For Resale.” will be on Friday, January 20th, at the Smith Trahern Mansion (1st and McClure Street Clarksville, TN) from 10:00am until 1:00pm. Small Business Woman, Jenny Chandler will be the lead speaker for this event.

Jenny runs her business out of Ashland City, and works through the Health Department with that endeavor. She’s also done work here at the domestic kitchen at the Montgomery County UT Extension office permitted through the Department of Agriculture. UT Extension helped her and her family in developing ideas and securing training for their businesses, serving as a guide to meet food manufacturing standards. «Read the rest of this article»

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Middle Tennessee Landscape Management Shortcourse

 

UT-TSU Extension Service Announces Workshop for Green Industry Professionals

UT Extension OfficeFranklin, TN – The Middle Tennessee Green Team invites you to attend the 6th Annual Middle Tennessee Landscape Shortcourse. This two-day workshop will be held on January 18th & 19th, 2012 at the Williamson County Extension office and Ag Expo Center, 4215 Long Lane, Suite 200, Franklin, TN 37064.

The cost of registration is $100.00/person for both days or single day registration is $75.00. Registration must be received by January 11th, 2012 to guarantee meals. Tennessee Pesticide Applicator points, ISA and TCNP points will be awarded.

6th Annual Middle Tennessee Landscape Shortcourse

6th Annual Middle Tennessee Landscape Shortcourse

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