2015 Tennessee Small Farmer of the Year Awarded to Chris Mullican
The award was presented at the TN Small farm Expo held at TN State University Agriculture Research & Extension Center. Dr. Latif Lighari, TSU Associate Dean presented the award for Conservation Best Management practices implemented on his farm and the Nashville Glen Leven Farm. Mullican also serves as a fireman and emergency medical technician for Metropolitan Nashville Fire Dept. Mullican partnered with the Davidson County Soil Conservation District to develop a plan for the cattle operation at Glen Leven. With the technical assistance from NRCS and TN Dept. of Agriculture, Mullican installed multiple conservation practices which allowed the operation to be more sustainable and productive while improving the water, natural resources and soil.