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TFBF Speaks Out about Child Labor Law Proposal

On behalf of Tennessee farmers, the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation submitted comment regarding proposed changes to the Department of Labor's Child Labor Laws.

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Farm Animal Care Coalition of Tennessee (FACCT) Seeking Executive Director

The Farm Animal Care Coalition of Tennessee (FACCT) is composed of leading Tennessee agricultural organizations, individual farmers, and others — all working together to assure the sustainability of the Volunteer State's diverse animal agriculture community. They are seeking an executive director to help accomplish their goal of being a reliable resource for the public and farmers regarding humane care, well-being issues, and best management practices for farm animals.

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Weakley County’s Ben and Jennifer Moore Win State Young Farmer Honors

Dresden farm couple Ben and Jennifer Moore were named Tennessee Farm Bureau’s Outstanding Young Farmer and Achievement Award winners during special ceremonies held Saturday evening at the Tennessee Young Farmer Summer Conference.

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University of Tennessee Nominates Larry Arrington to be Chancellor of the Institute of Agriculture

Larry Arrington, professor of agricultural education and communication at the University of Florida, will be recommended by UT President Joe DiPietro for election by the UT Board of Trustees as the next chancellor of the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture.

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Templeton Named Deputy Commissioner for Agriculture

Tennessee Department of Agriculture Commissioner Julius Johnson today announced the appointment of McNairy County mayor and lifelong farmer Jai Templeton as the agency’s deputy commissioner. 

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The Size of the Crowd Depends on the Weather

On Monday April 4, 2011, when the word was first released on the passing of the state’s 46thgovernor Ned Ray McWherter, statements were released all across the state from those who knew this man as one of Tennessee’s greatest statesmen.

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