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Agriculture and Horticulture

Davidson County Extension uses the resources of the University of Tennessee and Tennessee State University to conduct educational programs in agriculture, horticulture and natural resources.

Extension's agricultural programs provide the link between Land Grant College Research and individuals such as farmers, homeowners and agribusinesses keeping them up to date on on the latest management practices needed to solve problems and improve production and marketing. Educational programs are designed to encourage understanding and adoption of improved technology that relates to agriculture and our natural resources.


Some of the services, programs, and information that we provide to the people of Davidson County where they live and work are:

  • Educational Programs in Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Hands-on Workshops in Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Extension Publications
  • Extensive Library of Crop, Livestock and Homeowner Literature
  • Farm Financial Management
  • Farm Visits and Consultations
  • Homeowner Site Visits and Consultations
  • Master Gardener Program
  • Jr. Master Gardener Program
  • Over 350 Farm and Utility Buildings Plans
  • Plant Disease and Insect Identification and Control Recommendations
  • Pesticide Recommendations
  • Soil Fertility and Forage Testing
  • University Research Proven Variety Recommendations
  • Weed Identification and Control Recommendations 


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