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Tennessee Contacts:

  • Mark Powell, Administrator
    Tennessee Department of Agriculture
    Regulatory Services
    P.O. Box 40627, Melrose Station
    Nashville, TN  37204
    T: 615-837-5135
    F: 615-837-5012
    E: Dan.Danielson@tn.gov

  • Keith Harrison, Assistant Commissioner
    Consumer Industry Services
    Tennessee Department of Agriculture
    P.O. Box 40627, Melrose Station
    Nashville, TN  37204
    T: 615-837-5150
    F: 615-837-5335
    E: Keith.Harrison@tn.gov

  • Jim McGuire, Manager
    AG Lab
    Tennessee Department of Agriculture
    P.O. Box 40627, Melrose Station
    Nashville, TN 37204
    T: 615-837-5337
    F: 615-837-5335
    E: James.Mcguire@tn.gov

  • Matthew Young
    Tennessee Crop Improvement Association
    3205-C Hwy 46 South
    Dickson, TN 37055
    T: 615-412-4155
    F: 615-412-4158
    E: matthewyoung@superiorseeds.org

Labeling & Distribution Information Survey:

The following responses are provided by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture in regard to general questions about the Tennessee State Seed Law.

Variety Labeling
Does your state allow for "Variety Not Stated" labeling?
Answer= YES

Arbitration
Does your state have "arbitration" legislation in place to arbitrate disputes between buyer and seller?
Answer= NO

Pre-emption Legislation
Does your state have "pre-emption" legislation to restrict local political subdivisions from regulating seed?
Answer= NO