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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

Farmer Elected to Chair Fish and Wildlife Commission

02/20/2015 | Length: 2:03 min

FENTRESS COUNTY FARMER JIM BLEDSOE HAS BEEN SELECTED AS CHAIRMAN FOR THE TENN. FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION FOR 2015-16.

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FUSION Conference

02/19/2015 | Length: 2:03 min

More than 1,300 American Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers members were registered to attend the inaugural Fusion Conference in Nashville this past weekend. 

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Preparing Homes for Extreme Cold

02/18/2015 | Length: 2:03 min

ANOTHER COLD BLAST OF ARTIC AIR IS ON THE WAY, AND HOMEOWNERS SHOULD BE PREPARING TO PROTECT THEIR PROPERTY AND REDUCE THE NEED FOR MORE ENERGY.  

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Extreme Livestock Care

02/17/2015 | Length: 2:03 min

JUST LIKE THE REST OF US, TENN. LIVESTOCK FARMERS ARE BATTLING THE WINTER ELEMENTS, BUT THE DIFFERENCE IS THEY’RE TRYING TO CARE FOR THEIR ANIMALS AS WELL.  

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Advancing Ag Tech Through UAV's

02/16/2015 | Length: 2:03 min

The technology and cost of unmanned aerial vehicles means more farmers are using this equipment in precision agriculture pursuits.

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EPA's Water of the U.S. Rule Still Generating Controversy

02/13/2015 | Length: 2:03 min

At a Congressional hearing the Agriculture Secretary was repeatedly asked about a proposal that didn't even come from his department. 

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Representing Rural Interest

02/12/2015 | Length: 2:03 min

TENNESSEE LAWMAKERS ARE BACK ON CAPITOL HILL FOR THE 109TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY.  AND ONE OF THOSE NEW MEMBERS OF THE STATE SENATE IS PAUL BAILEY OF SPARTA.

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Tips to Minimize Taxes

02/11/2015 | Length: 2:03 min

How can you minimize the amount you may pay on your income tax? Rod Bain reports. 

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Houston Elected Chair of Federation of Beef Councils

02/10/2015 | Length: 2:03 min

SWEETWATER’S JENNIFER HOUSTON WAS ELECTED AS FEDERATION CHAIRMAN DURING THE NATIONAL CATTLEMEN’S BEEF ASSOCIATION CONVENTION IN SAN ANTONIO

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Lawmakers Back on the Hill

02/09/2015 | Length: 2:03 min

THE 109TH TENN. GENERAL ASSEMBLY HAS STARTED WORK IN ITS FIRST SESSION, BUT SOME MIGHT ARGUE THAT IT REALLY BEGINS TONIGHT WITH THE GOVERNOR’S STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS.  

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