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.

Meet Our Senior Vice Chancellor and Senior Vice President

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


AgResearch scientists and engineers are pioneering solutions to the challenges confronting our world through discovery, innovation, and application.

From anteaters to zebras and everything in between, UT College of Veterinary Medicine provides Real. Life. Solutions. to thousands of clients.

What is chronic wasting disease? Can I use plastic biodegradable mulch in my garden? How can I be a smarter health care consumer?