Jeffery Mitchell 


Jeffery W. Mitchell

Extension Associate II 






2506 River Drive 
148 Brehm Animal Science Building
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996
Phone: (865) 974-9817
Fax: (865) 974-7297





B.S., University of Tennessee, Animal Science, 1985

Appointment:  45% DHIA|30% Teaching|25% Extension


Professional Interest: DHIA Records Analysis, Dairy Cattle Evaluation, Photo collage with Jeff Mitchelland Dairy Herd Management


Extension Responsibilities:

Provide Leadership to Statewide 4-H Dairy Program.


DHIA Responsibilities

Manage the Statewide DHIA program, including operating the day-to-day business operations, managing the DHIA Lab, budgeting, payroll for DHIA Technicians, initial training and continuing education for DHIA Technicians. Ensuring Tennessee’s DHIA records meet requirements for National DHIA’s Quality Certification program.

Selected Publications

  • Mitchell, J. W., M. Halter, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2013.  Biotechnological improvement of switchgrass for higher biomass yield under cool growing conditions.  2012 Sungrant National Conference Proceedings.

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