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Lee Maddox
Lee Maddox

Tennessee Home & Farm Radio is a two-minute agricultural highlight with co-hosts Lee Maddox and Melissa Burniston. Radio programs mostly focus on Tennessee agriculture and rural life with some national scope thrown in to keep everyone informed. Maddox is a native of Lincoln County, Tennessee, where he was raised on a cattle farm, and he is a graduate of MTSU’s communications department. Burniston hails from Johnson County, Tennessee, where her family has a nursery and landscaping business, and she graduated from Tennessee Tech University with a double major in agricultural education and communications.

Melissa Burniston
Melissa Burniston

Beef still has Strong Demand

09/15/2014 | Length: 2:03 min

Fortunately for beef producers the dreaded and expected consumer "push-back" due to high prices has not materialized.

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Legislative Showmanship

09/12/2014 | Length: 2:03 min

State lawmakers competed in the annual Legislative Showmanship at the Tenn. State Fair.

 

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Congress Stands with Farmers on Ditch the Rule

09/11/2014 | Length: 2:03 min

The House of Representatives voted this week in favor of H.R. 5078 the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014.

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Corn Harvest starting off Slow

09/10/2014 | Length: 2:03 min

Tennessee's corn harvest is off to a slow start compared to the 5-year average, but yield prospects are looking really good for some.

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Winter Forecast

09/09/2014 | Length: 2:03 min

The Farmers' Almanac has realeased its new 2015 edition and with it another cold winter forecast.  

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Farmers and Modern Technology

09/08/2014 | Length: 2:03 min

TDA Commissioner Julius Johnson discusses the advancements in technology and how its impacting farmers and agriculture.  

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State Fair

09/05/2014 | Length: 2:03 min

LET THE GOOD TIMES GROW IS THE THEME FOR THE TENNESSEE STATE FAIR THIS YEAR AND IT IS CELEBRATING MORE THAN 100 YEARS OF EXISTENCE.

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Income Forecast for Farmers

09/04/2014 | Length: 2:03 min

If you are a farmer, there are encouraging areas when it comes to the farm income forecast for 2014.

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Rep. Black meets with Farm Leaders

09/03/2014 | Length: 2:03 min

Rep. Diane Black, TN-6th, met with area Farm Bureau leaders in Lebanon to discuss ag and rural issues during the August recess of Congress.

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Packing a Nutritious School Lunch

09/02/2014 | Length: 2:03 min

School lunches are becoming more nutritous and the same should be done for those packing their kids' lunches.

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