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Farmers and Ranchers Warn: Estate Taxes Can Kill Family Businesses

Farm Bureau member Brandon Whitt urged Congress to repeal the estate tax to free up farmers and ranchers to build stronger businesses and benefit their local communities. Whitt, who farms in Tennessee, testified before the House Ways and Means Committee, where he outlined the harmful impact the estate tax has on family-owned businesses.


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Tennessee Celebrates Ag Week

We are celebrating Ag Week this week in Tennessee, but National Ag Day recognizes and celebrates the abundance provided by American agriculture. Every spring, producers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, government agencies and others across the country join together in recognition - and appreciation - of agriculture in our country. Join us March 18, 2015 to show your appreciation to all those in the agriculture industry. ‪#‎agday2015‬

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Tennessee to Check for Livestock Traceability Compliance Starting Jan. 1

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture will conduct routine compliance checks beginning Jan. 1, 2015 for the federal Animal Disease Traceability rule. The rule went into effect last year and requires the identification of livestock being transported across state lines.

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Upcoming Events

TLP Somerville Cattle/Sheep/Goat Sale

Apr 7, 2015

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TFIC Annual Meeting

Apr 2, 2015

Advanced Master Beef Classes - Reproduction

Apr 2, 2015
Somerville Sale Barn
Fayette, Tipton and Hardeman County Extension will be teaming-up to provide an exciting, in-depth program being offered to local cattle producers by UT Extension.  The Advanced Master Beef Producer...