Cancellation Policy:

The entire registration fee will be charged for educational program cancellations made after the registration deadline.  The entire registration fee will also be charged for any registration participant who does not attend the event. Educational programs include events such as trainings, seminars, workshops, tours, webinars and conferences.​ 

Event Title
​Date(s), Time and     Location(s) ​Topic(s) ​Leaders
​Mid-South Agricultural Trade Conference
Please see the flier for registration information. 
​This conference will be conducted from 10:00am-3:15pm local time. 
  • ​March 5, 2020 Martin, TN
​The conference will inform farmers, agribusinesses, and agriculture leaders in Tennessee and the Mid-south about the role, importance, and significance of international trade on local agriculture production, markets and economies and will increase awareness of agriculture exporting tools and resources. 
​Taking A Closer Look at Value-Added Dairy Opportunities Workshop
Preregistration required by December 13, 2019. Space is limited. There is no registration fee. Lunch is provided. 

To register: 

​This workshop will be conducted from 8:00am to 4:00pm local time at the following location:
  • December 19, 2019  Loudon, TN
​Topics of Discussion:
  • Potential for Value-Added Dairy Enterprises in TN
  • Calculating Milk Production Costs and Assessing Strengths and Weaknesses
  • On-Farm Milk Processing Costs
  • Lessons Learned from a Value-Added Dairy Processor
  • Dairy Processing Considerations
  • Sanitation and Food Safety
  • Permitting of Dairy Processing Equipment and Facilities in Tennessee
  • Marketing Dairy Products
  • Grant Opportunities for Value-Added Dairies
​Hal Pepper (CPA)
Got Farm Records...Now What?

Space is limited and pre-registration is required five business days prior to the workshop. The registration fee is $20 per person. Lunch is provided. 
​This workshop will be conducted from 9:00am to 4:00pm local time at the following locations:
  • September 24, 2019  Franklin
  • October 8, 2019  Memphis
  • November 4, 2019  Knoxville
  • November 5, 2019  Chattanooga
  • November 7, 2019  Lawrenceburg
  • January 13, 2020  Cookeville
  • January 14, 2020  Blountville
  • January 30, 2020  Jackson
  • February 12, 2020 Clarksville
This workshop is designed for existing or would-be operators of a value-added farm business. Using records developed for an example farm with value-added enterprises, presenters will teach how to export the example farm records into a spreadsheet and how to analyze and use them in making business management decisions. 

Participants should bring their own laptop computer. Computers will not be provided. 
​Hal Pepper (CPA)