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Bedford County

Bedford County Extension delivers educational programs and research-based information to the citizens of Bedford County. Working with farmers, families, youth, and communities in the areas of Agriculture, Family and Consumer Sciences, Community Resource Development, and 4-H Youth Development, Extension helps improve people’s lives with solutions and information from the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture and Tennessee State University.
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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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Bedford County Featured Events

Agriculture

  • Beef Quality Assurance training is by appointment at the Extension office. Contact John Teague at 931-684-5971.
  • Private Applicator Training for Restricted Use Pesticides is available by appointment at the Extension office. Contact John Teague at 931-684-5971.
  • Master Farm Manager – On-line program Tuesdays and Thursdays, January 25 – Feb 3, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. CST – $100. See the Agriculture Programs Page on the tab above for details.
  • Farming Fundamentals – On-line program completed on your time. See the Agriculture Programs Page on the tab above for details.
  • Tennessee Farm Family Health and Wellness – On-line program, Thursdays January 13 – March 3 at 5:30 CST – $100. Eligible for 50% cost share for certain TAEP programs. See the Agriculture Programs Page on the tab above for details.

Family and Consumer Sciences

  • Tai Chi for Arthritis – Mondays and Fridays, February 4-March 28, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. at the Extension Office. Free. Call the office at 684-5971 to sign up. See the flyer for more information.
  • Extension Explores: Food Preservation -Videos from these monthly zoom programs are available at the Extension Explores: Food Preservation webpage under the family programs tab above.

FCE

  • Liberty FCE – January 24, 6:00 p.m. at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church
  • Four Corners FCE – January 24, 6:00 p.m. at the Extension Office
  • Shelbyville FCE – February 1, 9:30 a.m. at the Extension Office
  • Heart of the Home FCE – February 7, 10:30 a.m. at the Extension Office
  • Butler’s Creek FCE – February 7, 4:30 p.m. at Farm Bureau
  • Wheel FCE – February 10, 1:00 p.m. at Shiloh United Methodist Church
  • Town and Country FCE – February 14, 11:00 a.m. at Cannon United Methodist Church
  • Fairview FCE – February 16, 10:30 a.m. at the Extension Office

4-H

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The Bedford County Extension Office is located at 2105 Midland Rd. Shelbyville, TN. Hours M-F: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

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