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Benton County

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UT-TSU Extension serves the citizens of  Benton County with educational  programs in the areas of Agriculture, Family and Consumer Sciences, Community Resource Development, and 4-H Youth Development. We are an outreach branch  of the University of Tennessee Institute of  Agriculture, providing research-based  solutions and information to the citizens of Tennessee.

The office is OPEN to the public. 

For the safety of our clients and staff, the office door is open with limited entry.  Please call for an appointment. We request that you follow CDC guidelines, including social distancing and wearing a mask, to protect our personnel and the public when visiting our office. Please do not enter the office if you are sick. We hosting limited face to face programming at this time, in addition to alternative methods such as Zoom, at the discretion of our agents and administrators. Extension staff are working and are available by phone or email. We encourage you to continue to contact us for educational information and assistance just as you always have.

Heather Smith hdeckard@utk.edu
Justin Hargrove jusdharg@utk.edu
Lesli Woods lesdwood@utk.edu
Amy Bourque abourque@utk.edu

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AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES
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FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES
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4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
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UPCOMING EVENTS
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The Benton County Extension Office is located in Camden, Tennessee with Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

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