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Celebrating Weights and Measures Week

  Feb 24, 2015

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture will celebrate Weights and Measures week March 1-7, 2015. Weights and measures inspectors keep pace with rapidly advancing technologies to ensure fairness in the marketplace...Learn More

Extreme Weather Can Impact Livestock

  Feb 18, 2015

As the temperatures plummet and the icy conditions take hold, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture is urging citizens to take steps to keep livestock safe and healthy...Learn More

Outstanding Fairs Honored at 93rd Annual Convention

  Jan 29, 2015

Tennessee Department of Agriculture Commissioner Julius Johnson recently presented awards to the state's top county, regional and state agricultural fairs...Learn More

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The Tennessee Department of Agriculture promotes local produce and products and ensures safe and dependable food and fiber for all while conserving our natural resources. The Department touches the lives of Tennesseans every day through the food we eat, the fuel we pump, the clothes we wear, the wood products we use and the land we enjoy.

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The Tennessee Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against persons based on their race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Any person alleging discrimination based on a prohibited basis has a right to file a complaint within 180 days of the alleged discrimination with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture and/or the Tennessee Human Rights Commission. For more information contact Nakisha Easley, Title VI Coordinator at 615.837.5167. Title VI Complaint Form.