Agricenter is honored to be named Germantown Chamber's Non-Profit of the Year for 2018. We are truly blessed with a dedicated staff.
This award is judge by a 3rd party based on an overview of our business planning process and execution strategies, results experienced, and vision for the future.
Education: Over 10,000 students are education at Agricenter each year. Using STEM curriculum that meets state standards, students learn about seeds and fruit, production crops like corn and soybeans, forestry, energy and solar, pollution and recycling, and the water cycle. For those schools who cannot afford the transportation, a bus scholarship is given to cover the costs to Agricenter. Other specialty classes are offered such as one on careers in Ag.
Research: In addition to education, Agricenter also runs agriculture field trials and does research for companies on how their crops would grow in the Mid-South. Over 600 acres are dedicated to research and crops. Agricenter has a PhD research scientist on staff to oversee all the research trials. New this year is the organic farm where organic research is currently taking place.
Rentals: The Farmer’s Market is the oldest six-days-a-week market in Tennessee and has been selling produce since 1986. The Expo Center hosts over 70 shows a year in its 86,000+ square feet of rental space. ShowPlace Arena attracts national horse shows to the region. The RV Park stays full with vacationers as well as travelling nurses, families of hospital patients, and temporary construction workers.