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Tennessee State building new agriculture facility

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee State University plans to break ground on a new agriculture teaching and research facility.

The university says the $4 million facility will be located at the Agricultural Research & Educational Center on the main campus in Nashville.

Funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the facility will include a field research support building, an agricultural education building, an equipment shed and a pesticide storage facility.

The groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday. Construction is expected to be completed in September.

The event is part of Natural Sciences Week at the College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences.

The celebration, which runs from Monday through Saturday, includes activities dedicated to each major science program in the college. It features guest speakers, panel discussions, workshops and a family fun day.

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