UT Gardens will present a daylong learning experience, Citizen Science in the Gardens, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 18.
Institute of Agriculture News
The Tennessee Master Beekeeper Program has released its 2016 schedule for Basic Level classes. The first class will meet at the University of Tennessee Plant Biotech Building on Friday and Saturday, May 13–14.
The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources welcomed Julie Carrier as the new head of the Department of Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science on April 1.
Frank Hale, Extension entomologist at the Soil, Plant and Pest Center in Nashville, will bring his “Traveling Elixir of Ornamental Ailments” to campus from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 29, in Hollingsworth Auditorium in the Ellington Plant Sciences Building.
UT’s Farmers Market will open for its seventh season at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 11.
At 3:45 p.m. Monday, April 11, David Songstad, director of cell biology at Cibus, a San Diego-based biotechnology company known as a leader in precision gene editing for agriculture, will present the Department of Plant Sciences Seminar “Genome Editing: Beyond GMOs.”
Join the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Class of 2019 Annual Spring Cleanin’, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Sunday, April 17.
The College of Veterinary Medicine will hold its annual open house from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Saturday, April 23.
UT’s graduate programs in printmaking, supply chain management and nuclear engineering have again been ranked among the Top 10 in public and private colleges and universities by U.S. News and World Report.
Beaver Creek and Riverdale Nurseries from Knoxville, Sunlight Gardens from Andersonville, and East Fork Nursery from Sevierville will be offering a selection of shrubs, trees, wildflowers, perennials, annuals, and edibles for sale during the UT Arboretum Society’s fiftieth annual Spring Plant Sale, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 16.