Agriculture Programs

Programs educate farmers and homeowners and other agricultural and horticultural producers on the latest management practices needed to solve problems and improve production and marketing.

Programs also help Tennesseans protect the environment and improve the management, marketing, and use of natural resources. For more detailed information about these programs provided in your area please contact the County Extension Office.

For more information, call the Hardeman County Extension Office at 731-658-2421 or stop by the office at 210 Vildo Road in Bolivar to register. There is a $50 registration fee to enroll in the course and the deadline is September 3rd.

Contact Information

Lee Sammons
Programs:
Livestock Production/Horticulture
Phone:
731-658-2421
Email:
lsammons@utk.edu

Clint Plunk
Programs:
Row Crop Production
Phone:
731-658-2421
Email:
cliaplun@utk.edu

Livestock Production and Management

Agent works with producers to increase profitability and performance for all types of livestock. 

Forage Production and Management

Agent works with farmers to increase production and profitability of forage. Hay samples can also be taken and analyzed for nutrient content. 

Plant and Pest Identification and Control

Agent works with homeowners and producers to determine problem pests and identifies appropriate control treatment. Pesticide certification training is offered, as well.