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Tennessee Contacts:

  • Mark Powell, Ag Inputs Administrator
    Tennessee Department of Agriculture
    Consumer and Industry Services
    440 Hogan Road
    Nashville, TN  37220
    T: 615-837-5135
    F: 615-837-5012
    E: Mark Powell@tn.gov

  • Danny Sutton, Director
    Tennessee Department of Agriculture
    Consumer Industry Services
    440 Hogan Road
    Nashville, TN  37220
    T: 615-837-5334
    F: 615-837-5335
    E: danny.sutton@tn.gov

  • Adam Travis
    Tennessee Department of Agriculture
    Consumer and Industry Services Lab
    440 Hogan Road
    Nashville, TN 37220
    T: 615-313-4986
    E: adam.travis@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.

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

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