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UT Extension Names Director of 4-H Youth Development

Justin Crowe has been named the Director and Statewide Program Leader for Tennessee 4-H. Crowe is seen here addressing 4-H Congress. Justin Crowe to Lead Department Beginning June 1 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A familiar face is moving up in the ranks to lead University of Tennessee 4-H Youth Development across …

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UT Extension Assists with Mask Distribution

A young visitor to the Rutherford County Farmers Market dons a facemask before shopping. The mask was provided by the state through the Rutherford County Health Department. UT Extension 4-H programming assistant Alison Hopper (right) assists the shopper and her mother. Photo by P. McDaniels, courtesy UTIA. Effort Differs from …

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University of Tennessee Extension Forester Named 2020 Forester of the Year

David Mercker Recognized by the Forest Landowners Association KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — David Mercker, an Extension forestry specialist with the University of Tennessee Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries, has been named 2020 Extension Forester of the Year by the Forest Landowners Association (FLA). FLA is a national organization that promotes …

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The Delicate Water Lily: A Rose by Another Name?

Genome Duplication Event May Have Contributed to Floral Scent Biosynthesis and Other Traits of Early-diverged Flowering Plants Water lily in UT Gardens, Knoxville by G. Clemons web KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A new study published in Nature reports the 409-megabase genome sequence of the blue-petal water lily (Nymphaea colorata). The conclusion …

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Dicamba Stewardship Training in Tennessee

What Applicators Need to Know About 2019 Training Dicamba injury in soybeans is what UT Extension experts are hoping to prevent through dicamba stewardship training. The training is mandatory for anyone planning to apply dicamba over-the-top of soybeans or cotton in 2019. It’s available in person and online. The cost …

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