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AgResearch and Education Center at Greeneville

Established in 1932, the AgResearch and Education Center at Greeneville is known for its research on burley tobacco production and beef cow-calf production.

Research is conducted on the 500 acres that make up the Center. Areas of research at the Center include all aspects of burley tobacco production with emphasis on breeding and production economics, variety testing, pest management, and breeding of field crops important to the agriculture of Upper East Tennessee and animal research in the areas of genetics, silage feeding, and grazing studies with endophyte-free fescue.

Pair of Beef Feeder Calves on Pasture
Our Research
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Visitors viewing pumpkins at Pumpkin Field Day Event
Center Field Days
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Pasture and mountain scene

Our researchers are conducting a range of forage variety testing, including red clover, orchard grass, and cool-season annual grasses.


Research performed at the AgResearch and Education Center at Greeneville helps landowners produce better and more abundant crops and healthier beef cattle.

Are you looking for the latest information on herd production and animal health maintenance? Be sure to attend the Northeast TN Beef Expo in October!