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Central Region

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UT Extension offers educational programs and information in the areas of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Resource Development, Family and Consumer Sciences and 4-H Youth Development. The Central Region is comprised of 31 counties in middle Tennessee with professionals located in every county to assist you with your educational needs. Visit our County Offices page to contact your local UT Extension Office.  If you have additional questions, please refer to our staff listing on the website to contact any of our Regional staff team members.

Office Address:

5201 Marchant Dr
Nashville, TN 37211
Phone: 615-832-6550
Fax: 615-832-0043​

2021 Awards & Promotions Central Region


Extension Agent I to Extension Agent II

Matthew Deist-Marion County

Kristen Jones-Cannon County

Andy Lantz-Davidson County

Katie Martin-Smith County

Paula May-Van Buren County

Rachel Painter-Rutherford County

Extension Agent I to Extension Agent II/County Director

Haley Barnes-Clay County

Eryn Bell-Sumner County

Elizabeth Sanders-Davidson County

Extension Agent II to Extension Agent III

Brenda Hannah-Moore County

Extension Agent II to Extension Agent III/County Director

Chris Binkley-Van Buren County

Matt Horsman-Williamson County

Please join the Central Region Office in congratulating our great staff on these accomplishments.

A C Clark Award-Shannon Rhudy, Williamson County
The Charles & Julie Wharton Award for Outstanding Extension Achievements
Timmy Mann, Robertson County
TAAA&S-Hicks Award of Excellence-Dallas Manning
Vernon & Ida Darter Award-Chris Binkley, Van Buren County
G. L Carter Jr. Outstanding 4-H Youth Development Agent Award-Amy Willis,
Rutherford County
Alice Ann Moore Outstanding 4-H Agent Award-Emily Osterhaus, Bedford County
Webster Pendergrass Outstanding Service Award-Alan Windham
Professor, Department of Entomology & Plant Pathology

Breaking Ground 102 – “A Will to Farm:” 150-Year Family Tradition Continues with TN AgrAbility


The Central Region Extension Office is located at 5201 Marchant Dr, Nashville TN, 37211 with Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm