News & Events
The 92nd annual meeting of the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation will be held December 7 - 10, 2013. Some parts of the meeting will be available to watch live. Farmers, agribusiness leaders and volunteer leaders from across the state gather to learn about the latest in agricultural issues, technologies and to discuss and vote in their resolutions for the next year. In all, more than 1500 farmer leaders will make the trip to the annual meeting, where yearly awards are given, distinguished service awards bestowed and county Farm Bureau achievements highlighted.
Effective December 31, TFBF Communications Director Pettus Read, Special Programs Director Charles Curtis and Director of Organization Bobby Beets will retire following a career totaling 113 years.
Each year at the National FFA Convention & Expo, six students are elected by delegates to represent the organization as National FFA officers. Delegates elect a president, secretary and vice presidents representing the central, southern, eastern and western regions of the country. This year Tennessee's own Mitch Baker was elected as the secretary of the national youth organization with 579,678 student members as part of 7,570 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.