Yearly Archives: 2010

American Farm Bureau

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Member Benefits

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Farmers Service, Inc.

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Farm Bureau Health Plans

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TN Livestock Producers

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Farm Bureau Insurance

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Young Farmers & Ranchers Award Winners

Collegiate discussion meet winner - University of Tennessee student Amy Morgan was the 2016 Collegiate Discussion Meet winner during this year's YF&R summer conference....

Farm Bureau Women Handbook & Supplement

The Women's Leadership Committee Reference Handbook is an excellent guidebook to review on a regular basis and will help develop a stronger county and...

Teacher Resources & Workshop Information

Thank you for your interest in agricultural literacy and coordinating agricultural education materials provided through the Tennessee Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom. The...

Good Time To Build A Fire Ring

I just recently completed a stone fire ring on my place that has with it history that dates back to the days before the...

Excellence in Teaching

Reinhardt Teacher Scholarships The National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference Educator Scholarship program is to provide travel expense funds to educators employed by a school...

Tennessee Farm Bureau Receives Top Honors

Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation, the nation's largest state Farm Bureau organization received the top honor Pinnacle Award, which is a crystal column and a...

Farm Bureau Honors Tenn. Congressmen and Senators with National Award

The American Farm Bureau Federation's "Friend of Farm Bureau" award is given each year to senators and congressmen nationwide that have supported and continuously...

Protect the Right To Hunt and Fish

As it stands now, hunting or fishing could conceivably be banned in our state through a simple bill in the state legislature, or through...

82nd Annual State FFA Convention a Success

More than 3,000 students, advisors and guests attended the Tennessee FFA Association state convention, March 29 - March 30. Students from across the state...

Tennessee Lawmakers Celebrate ‘Ag Day on the Hill’

Tennessee lawmakers celebrated Ag Day on the Hill April 13. The day highlighted the importance of farming and forestry to the state of Tennessee...

Giles County’s Brian Flowers Wins State Young Farmer Honors

Dairy farmer Brian Flowers was named Tennessee Farm Bureau's Outstanding Young Farmer and Achievement Award winner during special ceremonies held Saturday evening at the...

Terry J. Oliver To Lead Department of Agriculture

Terry J. Oliver has been named the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture.       "I have personally known Terry and have sought...

Find Farm Fun ““ or Fear! ““ This Fall on Facebook...

Tennessee's Pick Tennessee Products website features all sorts of farm fun throughout the fall, including haunted corn mazes, hayrides or trails. Less terrifying activities...

Literacy Library

Discover recommended books on agricultural topics and check out the accompanying activity suggestions. Recommended Book List HIGHLIGHTED BOOKS Dairy Activity Sheet Pigs Activity Sheet Cotton Activity Sheet Pumpkin Activity Sheet

Applications & Forms

Find Tennessee Farm Bureau Women forms and applications for New Officers & Members, Farm Day Tours, Poster Contest, Our Food Link, Farm City and other activities.

Humane Handling

Following the downer cow incident at the Westland/Hallmark Meat Co. incident in California, enforcement of the Humane Methods Slaughter Act has been under scrutiny....

Commodity Committees

Learn about the different commodity committees in Tennessee for Soybeans, Nursery Crops, Beef, Fruits & Vegetables, Livestock, Tobacco, Wheat & Feed Grains, Cotton, Natural Resources, Equine, Forestry and Poultry.

Turn in New Officer forms now

Young Farmers & Ranchers Convention Information We need your help with the following: "¢ County Activity Program Report "“ Your county does not need to meet...

TN Young Farmer and Rancher Handbook

The Tennessee Farm Bureau is pleased to provide this Reference Handbook to all interested Young Farmers and Ranchers...included are details of YF&R activities that...

Ag Policy Library

2019 Policy Development Backgrounders Imitation Meat Products (pdf) Several states have passed legislation mandating the way food products which imitate traditional agriculture products are labeled....

Applications, Rules, Regulations & Information

Sales & Use Tax Agriculture Exemption for Sales and Use Tax Information Agriculture Sales and Use Tax Certificate of Exemption Application Agricultural Trailers: Sales and Use Tax...

Legislative Information & Agriculture Resources

National Policy Issues Priority Issues Visit the American Farm Bureau website for information about current legislative priorities Congressional Legislation Visit the LIbrary of Congress website to read about...

Leadership Committee

Tennessee Farm Bureau Women's Leadership Committee Left to right: Faye Coble, Lincoln County; Carole Willis, Coffee County; Lou Nave (State Vice-Chairman), Cannon County; Brenda Baker...

They Went Home Leaving The Death Tax Still Unburied

With election day looming on the proverbial November 2 date, the House of Representatives voted September 29 to head home to shake a few...

Giles County’s Brian Flowers Wins State Young Farmer Honors

Dairy farmer Brian Flowers was named Tennessee Farm Bureau's Outstanding Young Farmer and Achievement Award winner during special ceremonies held Saturday evening at the...

The Harvest Moon Sets The Stage For Fall

Fall has officially arrived and it is my favorite time of the year. It always has been since I was a child, but it...

DiPietro Elected President of University of Tennessee

Joe DiPietro has been elected Joe DiPietrothe 24th president of the University of Tennessee. The Board of Trustees elected DiPietro (dee-pee-AY'-troh) during their fall meeting...

Who’s In Charge Of The Chicken?

I enjoy watching people at airports when I'm waiting for a flight. I guess that comes from all the years I spent as a...

Protecting Our Groundwater Involves Us All

Having grown up on a Middle Tennessee dairy farm, I was taught early to respect the groundwater that supplied our rural area of this...

Monsanto uses Farm Bureau’s community foundation for flood recovery

Newburn, TN. "“ During most spring growing seasons, the month of May is usually the time when Tennessee farmers are watching their corn crops...

RFD TV Presents ‘The Tennessee Floods 2010’

Join RFD-TV News Director Mark Oppold as RFD-TV presents "The Floods of Tennessee 2010" today, May 17 at 7pm CT. The show will focus...

Labor Day Is Here and Fall Is Around The Corner

The last holiday of the summer season is upon us and everyone will have to wait until Thanksgiving to get another one of those...

Why Does The Fattest Bug Hit The Middle Of The Windshield

 It was one of those late summer nights when the humidity was finally taking a turn to the better and a full Grain...

Death Tax Just Won’t Die

Over a baloney sandwich and cold drink Uncle Sid was talking to the gang down at the country store, when Billy Bithers for some...

Yes There Will Be A Tennessee State Fair This Year

I know it has been a long hot summer, but as nighttime temperatures attempt to fall somewhat and country crickets start to sing a...

Government Men Visits Still Bother Uncle Sid

A recent invitation to the Wilson County Fair Century Farm Luncheon brought back the memory of an old story about my Uncle Sid's visit...

It May Be Pretty And Green, But It Is Deadly To...

 Just when you thought we had made it through the summer without the usual "Lost In Space" warning from a robot waving his...