Photo of tomatoes with text. Sample Budget for Large-Scale Commercial Bell Pepper Operations. Margarita Velandia, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Zachariah Hansen, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology Annette Wszelaki, Department of Plant Sciences Ty Wolaver, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

Sample Budget for Large-Scale Bell Pepper Operations

    Zachariah Hansen, assistant professor and Extension specialist in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, collaborated with colleagues within the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture to publish a sample budget for large-scale commercial bell pepper operations. To view the sample budget, visit

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EPP Professors Attend 2022 Joint ESA-SEB & APS-CD Meeting

    The 2022 Joint Entomological Society of America, Southeastern Branch (ESA-SEB) and American Phytopathological Society (APS-CD) Meeting took place both in-person and virtually March 26-30. With the meeting being held in-person and virtually, it provided members of the organizations the flexibility to attend. Two EPP professors, Dr. Jerome Grant and Dr. Zach Hansen attended the in-person conference, which took place at the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Dr. Jerome Grant promoted “entomophagy using an entomological phenomenon: Brood x periodical cicada”. While at the conference, Dr. Grant also served as GamesMaster in the Entomology Games. He stated that the “games were wonderful, exciting and educational!” After twelve years as GamesMaster, these games were the