News & Events
October is Cooperative Month in Tennessee, and proclamation signed by Gov. Bill Haslam deeming it as such heaps high praise on the approximately 200 member-owned organizations that employ more than 6,000 individuals, impact our state’s economy by more than $1 billion, and provide a wide array of products and services to member-owners.
Outreach has continued with several wild hog control demonstrations being conducted at UT Extension field-days. The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, USDA Wildlife Services, TWRA and others are doing a great job educating the public on this issue. Also, a WHEAT video has been created to aid in outreach efforts.
Tennessee farmers are reaping the yields of their hard work this harvest season and that means long hours in their fields and lots of additional vehicles sharing our roadways. The Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation would like to remind farmers and farm workers that safety should be practiced at all times, but especially during the heightened activity surrounding harvest.