Tennessee Department of Agriculture COVID-19 statement:
The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation following Governor Bill Lee’s State of Emergency declaration. We take the health of citizens and our staff very seriously and are following best practices to prevent further spread of the virus.
We remain committed to protecting food safety, product quality, and fair commerce. Our department’s services will continue as usual, unless otherwise stated. TDA public events are canceled through April 24. Meetings with the option for electronic participation (conference call, video conferencing, etc.) are expected to take place. Please contact the meeting organizer to confirm.
Remember to follow CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19: avoid social gatherings of more than 10 people, maintain at least six feet of space between you and others, wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds each time, avoid touching your face, and stay home if you feel sick.
For Tennessee to become a national leader in agriculture and forestry through economic advancement, innovation, and natural resource stewardship by commitment to service, family, farms, and healthy living.
To serve all the citizens of Tennessee by providing options for responsible use of our agricultural and forest resources, developing economic opportunities, safeguarding food and fiber, and ensuring equity in the marketplace.
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News & Events
- Preventing the Spread of COVID-19: Campsites Closed at Prentice Cooper and Franklin State Forests
- Preventing the Spread of COVID-19: Local Farms Offer Fresh, Local Foods
- Preventing the Spread of COVID-19: Farmers Markets Focus on Safety
- Agriculture Commissioner: We Are Committed to Food Safety and Supply
- Tennessee Wine and Grape Board to Meet
- Severe Weather Cleanup and Recovery