CAHNS meets with Tennessee Department of Agriculture
Dr. Chandra Reddy and other representatives from the CAHNS met with Tennessee Department of Agriculture Commissioner Julius Johnson and senior TDA staff on February 20 to discuss new initiatives between TSU and TDA.
Registration for the Small Farm Expo is Open!
Mark your calendar for July 17, 2014. The 10th Annual Tennessee Small Farm Expo and Small Farmer of the Year Awards is a great resource for small farmers. Don't miss this great free event!
USDA Official Visits College
Krysta Harden, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture recently visited the CAHNS and was impressed with the impact of TSU agriculture, stating “We need wonderful institutions like TSU to provide the education and research, and folks like the residents of Tennessee to be able to produce more food.”
Tips and Tricks for Growing Healthy Blueberries
Dr. Dharma Pitchay has published a handy new guide outlining some helpful steps you can take to produce delicious and super nutritious blueberries.
Monthly Field Days and Educational Workshops
Cooperative Extension is sponsoring demonstrations and workshops related to food and agriculture on the Third Tuesday of each month.
What Weed is That?
Dr. Jason de Koff has published two new weed identification guides, for cool-season weeds and warm-season weeds.
Developing Successful Small Farm Enterprises
A two-day workshop for small acreage owners who desire information on how to best utilize their land and other resources. February 11-12, Spring Hill, Tennessee. Additional information is here.
Broad Mites Got You Down?
Our new publication on broad mite control provides you with information on the diagnosis and control of this tiny, but damaging pest.
New Biotechnology Concentration
The Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has added a concentration in Biotechnology. Students with training in biotechnology enjoy exciting careers that help feed, fuel and heal the world.
Disease and Pest Management Workshop
Join experts from TSU, USDA Agricultural Research Service, USDA Forest Service, and TDA to learn about safe, responsible control of pests in nursery and forest crops. Held at the the Nursery Research Center in McMinnville on Wednesday, December 4, this free workshop features 4 pesticide points and lunch.
The 3nd Annual Nashville Children Eating Well for Health Conference takes place Friday, Nov. 15. The conference will highlight the latest research and public health initiative to promote healthy eating and active living with a focus on preventing childhood obesity. For more information on the conference, call 615.963.5409 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Graduate Concentrations
The Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has added two new Masters Degree concentrations – Agribusiness Management and Analysis and Food Marketing and Supply Chain Management. Explore how these high demand areas can enhance your career.
Dean Reddy Recognized
Dr. Chandra Reddy, Dean of the College of Agriculture, Natural and Human Sciences, has been recognized as a top professor at affordable Historically Black Colleges by Affordable Colleges Online. Congratulations Dr. Reddy!
Want to know the latest news from the College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences? The Fall 2013 CAHNS Link is now
Learn about our activities, new construction and student successes! (Note: this is
a large file).
What To Do When Food Is Recalled
Learn what to do when a food recall is issued or if you suspect food tampering with our publication on What To Do If A Food Product is Recalled.
Too Much Water in Your Garden?
Our new publication, Can I Salvage My Flooded Garden?, tells you how to safely utilize produce from home gardens that have been flooded.
In The News
Take a look at our new 'In The News' page for the College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences. It features links to television, newspaper and other media stories about the great things happening in the College!
New Insect in Tennessee
The Spotted Wing Drosophila has been found in Tennessee. If you grow fruits, learn how to tell if you have it, and about what this insect means to you from our new factsheet.
Prepare tasty nutritious foods for you and your family with our new cookbook (5 mb file). Each recipe includes tips on how to keep your food safe and healthy to eat.
Dealing with Disaster
"How to Talk to Kids about Disaster" is the latest publication in
our Disaster Education Program. This informative publication and others can be found on our Disaster Education Resources website.
CHEW Nutritional Toolkit Released
The Center for Prevention Research is a contributor to Eat Well, Play More Tennessee. This is Tennessee's
nutrition and physical activity plan to reduce obesity and chronic disease.
Small Scale Biodiesel Production
TSU Extension has published a new fact sheet about small scale biodiesel production. Learn how your agricultural enterprise can become self-sufficient in diesel fuel use. Contact Dr. Jason deKoff (615-963-4929) for additional information.
Summer Apprenticeship Program
High school juniors and seniors can get hands-on experience in food and agriculture research through our Summer Apprenticeship program. Click for more information or contact Mr. William Hayslett, 615-963-5438.
Learn about how how our research is helping to improve the lives of Tennesseans, Americans, and people around the world.
See how our Extension agents and faculty are having an impact on the lives of people around Tennessee