Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Queen of Fruits

UT FRUIT SPECIALIST DR. DAVID LOCKWOOD SAYS TN’S PEACH CROP IS TURNING OUT VERY GOOD THIS SUMMER.  

Reach to Recovery

For more than 40 years, the American Cancer Society’s Reach to Recovery program has helped BOTH MEN AND WOMEN cope with their breast cancer...

What is a Farmer?

WHAT IS A FARMER IS THE QUESTION THAT WAS RECENTLY POSED TO 7TH GRADERS ACROSS THE STATE FOR THE TENNESSEE FARM BUREAU’S ANNUAL ESSAY...

Great American Cookout

THE AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION IS serving up a July 4th Picnic Survey for you to devour.

Good Bugs?

NOT ALL INSECTS ARE BAD, Some insects help us in our daily lives in a variety of ways. USDA’S Rod Bain HAS THE STORY.

Bees Hoping for Sunshine

IT CONTINUES TO BE A TOUGH YEAR ON BEEKEEPERS.  JUST LIKE WITH ROW CROP FARMERS,  ALL THE WET WEATHER OVER THE PAST COUPLE OF...

Rain, Flood waters Impacting Farmers

AFTER LAST WEEK’S HEAVY RAINFALL EVENT IN MIDDLE AND EAST TN, FARMERS ARE STILL FEELING THE EFFECTS.  

A New Crop of Rice

ROW CROP FARMER DOUG SINGLETEARY AND HIS FAMILY AT CHILDRESS FARMS IN DYER COUNTY HAVE ADDED A NEW CROP TO THEIR OPERATION THIS YEAR.

TVA Working to Control Flood Waters

MOST EVERYONE IN TENN HAS BEEN IMPACTED IN SOMEWAY FROM ALL THE UNUSAL AMOUNT OF RAINFALL THIS YEAR.  AND TVA HAS BEEN WORKING TO...

Organic Tobacco

A Dickson County Young Farmer is trying something new this year, organic burley and dark tobacco.

Keeping the Stats

Just how much do you know about USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service?

If You Like Peaches…

Fresh, juicy peaches. One of the most delicious things about summer. But South Carolina peach farmer Chalmers Carr explains that without the foreign workers...

New Soybean Pest

A pest of soybeans in the deep South is rapidly on the move to other soybean areas. Gary Crawford has more.  

Farmers Markets Overflowing

ALL ACROSS THE STATE, THOSE GARDENS ARE STARTING TO REALLY PUSH OUT THE PRODUCE. AND CONSUMERS ARE REAPING THE FRESH REWARDS. AND ITS NOTICEABLE...

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