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The University of Tennessee | Institute of Agriculture

Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

Frequently Used Tools:

Research and Extension Working Groups

Agri-Industry Modeling & Analysis GroupAgri-Industry Modeling & Analysis Group

Provides research analysis to assist in economic decision making for development of value-added and high value products in agriculture and forestry. Visit Website

Bio-Based Energy Analysis GroupBio-Based Energy Analysis Group

Provides decision makers in Government and Industry with the most up-to-date economic and environmental analysis of the bio-based industry at the state, region, and national levels. Focus includes supply and demand, costs of production, market opportunities, feasibility analyses, and regional and national economic impacts, along with environmental impact analysis. Visit Website


Natural Resource Policy CenterNatural Resource Policy Center

The Center’s purpose is to utilize a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional, and multi-functional approach to help solve natural resource issues in the southeastern United States. The Center seeks to provide a framework that fosters cooperation across both disciplines and institutions. Visit Website


Production Economics Analysis GroupProduction Economics Analysis Group

To provide producers and agribusinesses with the most up-to-date economic analysis of the rapidly changing agricultural sector. Visit Website


Sustainable Agriculture in TennesseeSustainable Agriculture in Tennessee

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) is a USDA competitive grants program that provides information to improve profitability, stewardship and quality of life. Visit Website


Tennessee Farmland LegacyTennessee Farmland Legacy

On February 16, 2010 twelve organizations and Governor Phil Bredesen officially formed the Tennessee Farmland Legacy Partnership with the purpose to serve as an authoritative resource, to provide information and assistance, and to encourage both farm level and community planning that promotes the preservation and viability of working farms in Tennessee. Visit Website