Monthly Archives: January 2013

USDA 2013 Farm Income Projections

What kind of year will farmers have in this brand new 2013? Gary Crawford has some tentative projections from an expert in this report.

TAEP Offers More On Line

The Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement  Program has improved to offer more options on line that producers can take advantage of.  www.tn.gov/agriculture/enhancement

Just Short of Falling off the Fiscal Cliff

There’s good news and bad news when it comes to averting the “fiscal cliff.” American Farm Bureau Economist Matt Erickson explains in this story...

Music City Hosting AFBF Convention

Thousands of farm leaders from across the country are headed to Nashville this week for the American Farm Bureau’s annual convention.

TN General Assembly back in Session

House and Senate members of the 108th Tennessee General Assembly are back on capitol hill in Nashville for the start of the new session.

AFBF 94th Convention

Many Voices, One Vision is the theme for this year’s 94th Annual meeting held in Nashville, Tennessee and farmers from all over the country...

Challenges and Risks of farming for young farmers

Having crop insurance is just about a given, but it’s not the biggest concern of young and beginner farmers. Susan Carter reports. 

Sec. Vilsak wants Congress to act on 5-Year Farm Bill

THIS TIME OF YEAR, FARMERS ACROSS TENNESSEE AND AROUND THE COUNTRY ARE MAKING PLANS FOR THE NEW CROP SEASON, AND WHILE THE CURRENT FARM...

Ag Secretary Promoting Rural America

Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke to more than 6000 farmers and ranchers at the American Farm Bureau Convention in Nashville.

AFBF Delegates Move Agenda Forward

Thousands of farmers from all across the country were in Nashville recently for the American Farm Bureau’s 94th annual meeting.  During the groups business...

Smithsonian to Partner with Farmers

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is looking to the public to record and preserve the innovations and experiences of farming and ranching.

Raising Rural Americas Presence and Voice

The Ag Secretary is challenging rural America to ensure its voice is more clearly heard and understood.

Where’s the Snow?

Weather watchers are wondering if there will be much snow this season across the country. So far, we haven’t had very much.

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