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Whether it’s in the classroom or animal hospital, at one of our research facilities, through interaction in our communities here or abroad, the people who represent the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture provide Real. Life. Solutions. to many of society’s most pressing issues.

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We support life-long learning by educating students, children, and communities through programs in all of our units. Our experts educate farmers and producers at educational events and in the field.
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Our faculty and students connect across the Institute to create solutions. We focus on grand challenges and help communities adapt to an ever-changing world by conducting pioneering research.
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We deliver real-life solutions through our ninety-five Extension offices, ten AgResearch and Education Centers, a leading veterinary medical center, and a program serving communities worldwide.
Blake Brown, left, holds up a picture of Tim Cross, right, during a July retirement reception held in Tim Cross' honor.

New Endowment Fund Honors Tim Cross's Twenty-Seven Years of Service

As more people become vaccinated against COVID-19, the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture remains committed to providing Real. Life. Solutions.


The Herbert College of Agriculture is one of only three land-grant agricultural colleges in the nation to be named from a philanthropic gift.

Tim Cross stands with Jim and Judi Herbert

Our graduates and faculty members are helping to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges.


From anteaters to zebras and everything in between, UTCVM provides Real. Life. Solutions. to thousands of clients

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