Students in the Food Science Department of the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture learn about the manufacture and marketing of dairy products through the production of All Vol Cheese (shown). With help from a new USDA Dairy Business Innovation Initiatives grant, the UT Center for Profitable Agriculture and industry partners will help Tennessee dairy farmers employ new ideas for the marketing of their products. The goal is to increase farm income. Photo by T. Salvador, courtesy UTIA.
A team of collaborators from four departments within the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture as well as the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, Middle Tennessee State University, Tennessee Dairy Producers Association and other dairy industry specialists has received a Dairy Business Innovation Initiatives grant from the USDA for the purpose of developing innovative dairy products.