Monthly Archives: June 2013

Produce Farmers Slow Start

The same weather that’s been holding back row crop producers is having the same impact on produce farmers.

Honoring Those Who Serve

IF IT WERE’NT FOR THE THOUSANDS OF SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN WHO DIED FOR THIS COUNTRY, WE WOULDN’T HAVE THE FREEDOMS  WE ENJOY TODAY...

June Dairy Month

The annual Tennessee June Dairy Month promotion kicked off the month of celebration of the dairy industry at Ellington Agricultural Center.

Expanded TPP is a Big Deal for Agriculture

New trade negotiations with one of the world’s biggest economies could lead to good things for U.S. agriculture and the nation’s overall economy.

D-Day and Farmers

The nation’s farmers helped to make D-Day, and the entire World War II effort, a success. 

Cattle Numbers Decline

Dr. Andrew Griffith of the University of Tenn. talks about the declining inventory numbers for cattle and calves.

National Leadership Forum

The National Leadership Forum happens around this time each year in Searcy, Arkansas on the campus of Harding University.  High school students from all...

Governor’s School for Ag

32 high school students from across the state are taking part in the Governor’s School for the Agricultural Sciences at UT Martin this summer.

Immigration Bill Ramps Up in Washington

As the initial farm bill debate winds down in the Senate, S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act, takes the...

Senate Passes Farm Bill

PASSAGE OF A NEW FARM BILL BY THE U.S. SENATE HAS THE FARM COMMUNITY EXCITED THAT THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES WILL SOON DO THE...

Rutherford Co Young Farmer a PAL

RUTHERFORD COUNTIES BRANDON WHITT HAS BEEN IN NEW YORK CITY THIS WEEK AS PART OF A SPECIAL GROUP OF YOUNG AGRICULTURAL LEADERS FROM ACROSS...

Senate Passes Farm Bill

PASSAGE OF A NEW FARM BILL BY THE U.S. SENATE HAS THE FARM COMMUNITY EXCITED THAT THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES WILL SOON DO THE...

TN Chamber, Farmers Urge Passage of Immigration Reform

The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry along with TN Farm Bureau leader urging Congress to pass Immigration Reform bill.

TN FFA Chapters on West Tour

FOUR FFA CHAPTERS IN WEST TENNESSEE HEADED OUT RECENTLY WITH THE GO FFA PROGRAM TO TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA TO FIND OUT WHAT AGRICULTURE WAS...

Wheat Harvest Finally gets on Track

THE WAY REPORTS ARE COMING IN ACROSS THE STATE, PRODUCERS ARE CUTTING A REALLY GOOD WHEAT CROP.

Farmers Markets continue Popularity

Farmers Markets across the state are thriving as more folks look to buy local.

Eating Your Vegetables

THERE’S A CONTINUED TREND OF MORE FOLKS GROWING MORE VEGETABLES FOR THEMSELVES IN THEIR OWN GARDENS AND SOME TAKING IT A STEP FURTHER, PRODUCING...

Commodities for Communities

Hear how producers in West Tenn. are giving back part of their harvest to help their communities.

Immigration Bill Clears Senate

Historic passage of comprhehensive immigration reform in U.S.Senate now headed to the House.

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