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TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences

2016 Small Farms Expo and Small Farmer Recognition Program

Dr. Chandra Reddy Dean & Director of Research & Administrator of Extension Dr. Latif Lighari Dr. Carter Catlin Associate Dean for Extension Associate Dean for Research

July 21, 2016 Tennessee State University Agricultural Research & Education Center 1675 Ed Temple Blvd., Nashville, TN 37209

2016 TSU Small Farms Expo and Small Farmer Recognition Program TSU Agricultural Research & Education Center 1675 Ed Temple Blvd., Nashville, TN. 37209 July 21, 2016

Agenda Time

Activity

Location

7:00 - 8:30

Exhibitor Set-Up

8:00 -

Registration Opens

Main Building

8:20 - 8:30

Remarks & Welcome, Dr. Fitzroy Bullock

Main Building

9:45 - 12:25

Field Plot Tours, Educational Workshops and Exhibits

8:45 & 11:25

The Organic and Urban / Vertical Agriculture Dr. Dilip Nandwani, Tennessee State University

Take Trolley to Field #7

8:45 & 11:25

Portable Livestock Fencing demonstration Dr. An Peischel, Tennessee State University

8:45- 9:45

US Food Safety Modernization Act— Implications for Small Farmers / Restaurant Owners Dr. Aliyar Fouladkhah, Tennessee State University

Main Building

8:45 & 11:25

Compact & Versatile Tractors for Small Farmers Mr. Richard Dailey, Dailey’s Farm & BCS Shop

Field # 4

9:55 –10:35

TAEP Program Update - What is new for 2016 Mr. Mark Powell, TN. Department of Agriculture

Main Building

10:40 - 11:20

USDA Programs - Updates from Farm Service Agency Regan Soloman, Holly Dickens, Ron Eldridge

Main Building

~ Please Visit ~ Indoor and Outdoor Agricultural Exhibits

Tent #1

2016 Tennessee Small Farmers Recognition Program Dr. Latif Lighari, Master of Ceremony

12:30 P.M.—2:30 P.M. LUNCH and AWARDS CEREMONY Greetings From: (3-5 Mins) ~ Dr. Glenda Glover, President, TSU ~ Dr. Lesia Crumpton-Young, CRO & VP - RSP ~ Dr. Tim Cross, Dean, UT Extension ~ Mr. Gene Davidson, FSA Tennessee State Executive Director ~ Mr. Jai Templeton, Commissioner, TDA ~ Mr. Kevin Brown, NRCS

Keynote Speakers ~ Mr. Leonard Jordan, NRCS Associate Chief for Conservation and a distinguished TSU Alumnus ~ Dr. Parag Chitnis, Deputy Director of NIFA ~ Dr. Chandra Reddy, Dean of Agriculture, Human & Natural Sciences

Thank You Dr. Mark Hardy, Provost and VP –AA

Awards Ceremony    

Charley Jordan — Most Improved Beginning Small Farmer Jim and Deanna Malooley — Best Management Practices Mike and Karen Minnis — Alternative Enterprises Mike and Karen Minnis — Overall Winner (Accomplished efforts in Best Management Practices and Innovative Marketing)

2016 Tennessee Small Farm Expo Vendor and Educational Display List USDA/FSA (Farm Service Agency)

USDA/NRCS (Natural Resource Conservation Service)

USDA/RD (Rural Development)

USDA/NASS (National Agricultural Statistics Service)

Tennessee Farmers Co-op

Land Trust for Tennessee

Fifth Third Bank

Tennessee Farm Bureau

Tennessee Department of Agriculture

Farm Credit of Mid-America

Southern SARE

Center for Profitable Agriculture

Tennessee State University County Extension Offices County Name Anderson Bedford

Telephone # (865) 457-6246 (931) 684-5971

Benton

(731) 584-4601

Bledsoe Blount

(931) 484-6743 (865) 982-6430

Bradley Cheatham

(423) 728-7001 (615) 792-7544

Claiborne Cocke Coffee Cumberland Davidson DeKalb Dyer Fentress Franklin Gibson Giles Greene Grundy Hamilton Hardeman Hawkins Haywood

(423) 626-3742 (423) 623-7351 (931) 723-5141 (931) 484-6743 (615) 862-5995 (615) 597-4945 (731) 286-7821 (931) 879-9117 (931) 967-2741 (731) 855-7656 (931) 363-3523 (423) 798-1710 (931) 592-3971 (423) 855-6113 (731) 658-2421 (423) 272-7241 (731) 772-2861

County Name Johnson Knox Lauderdale Lawrence Loudon Madison Marion Maury Monroe Montgomery Moore Obion Polk Rhea Rutherford Scott Shelby Sullivan Tipton Warren Wayne Weakley Williamson Wilson

Telephone # (423) 727-8161 (865) 215-2340 (731) 635-3101 (931) 762-5506 (865) 458-5612 (731) 668-8543 (865) 942-2656 (931) 375-5301 (423) 442-2433 (931) 648-5725 (931) 759-7163 (731) 885-3742 (423) 338-4503 (423) 775-7807 (615) 898-7710 (423) 663-4777 (901) 752-1207 (423) 279-2723 (901) 476-0231 (931) 815-5169 (931) 722-3229 (931) 473-8484 (615) 790-5721 (615) 444-9584

Tennessee State University and the USDA are AA/EEO employers and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its program and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Ms. Tiffany Baker-Cox, director of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 3500 John A Merritt Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37209, (615) 963-7435.

Tour of Research plots at the TSU AREC (Two Tours of ongoing research at TSU AREC will be provided first tour begins at 8:45 in front of the Ag. Education Workshop Door. Second Tour will begin at 11:25 in front of the Ag Education Workshop Door) (Each tour stop is a brief 8 min overview of ongoing research at TSU main campus AREC) Tour 1

Time

Tour 2

Time

Presenter/ Location

Cowpea/Amaranth Trials Soybean Genomic Research Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fruit Crop Research

8:45

Cowpea/Amaranth Trials

11:25

Mathew Blair (Field 1)

8:55

Soybean Genomic Research

11:35

Ali Taheri

(Field 2)

9:05

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

11:45

Jianwei Li

(Field 3)

9:15

Fruit Crop Research

11:55

Hot Pepper Trials

9:25

Hot Pepper Trials

12:05

Dharma Pitchay (Greenhouse A) Zena Clardy (Field 5)

Switchgrass/Bio-Energy

9:35

Switchgrass/Bio-Energy

12:15

Kudjo Dzantor

9:45

12:25

(Field 6)

Return to Main Building

Map of the TSU Campus Farm & Field