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Market Development

Farm at EveningThere are approximately 79,000 farms across Tennessee. Some type of agriculture operation completes the landscape in every region of our state. The Market Development Division is dedicated to increasing farm income using innovative marketing and promotional services.

Use the buttons on the left hand side of this page to navigate to marketing programs. Additional resources and links are listed below.

For More Information Contact:
Tennessee Department of Agriculture
Market Development Division
P.O. Box 40627
Nashville, TN 37204
615-837-5160

NAFDMA Scholarships

TDA as part of its Direct Farm Marketing Initiative is offering scholarships to the North American Farmers Direct Marketing Conference to be held February 1-6, 2015. These scholarships are competitive and target farmers who want to learn how to better market their specialty crops with pick your own operations, on farm sales, and farmers markets through educational and networking opportunities. This scholarship opportunity is funded through the USDA Specialty Corp Block Grant (SCBG) program.

Use this link to apply:

NAFDMA Scholarship Application

 Application deadline has been extended to November 21st, 2014.

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