Monthly Archives: September 2013

Tenn’s Women of Congress

Rep. Dianne Black and Rep. Marsha Blackburn have been hearing from farmers during the August recess.

Food Safety for Labor Day

Experts say many of us could get sick with food related illnesses this holiday weekend, but it doesn’t have to be that way. 

New Dean of Ag at UT Martin

UT Martin’s new Dean of the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences is Todd Winters.

Sen. Alexander meets with Farmers

Sen. Lamar Alexander met with area farmers in Northwest Tennessee to discuss ag issues in Congress.

Racing against first Freeze

U.S. rowcrop farmers are hoping to get their crops out before the first freeze hits.  USDA radio.

Fincher Hoping to Bridge Gap

REP. STEVEN FINCHER, THE REPUBLICAN CONGRESSMAN FROM FROG JUMP, SAYS AS A FARMER HIMSELF, HE’S BEEN FRUSTRTATED BY THE POLITICAL POSTURING IN WASHINGTON THAT...

Deadline for all Employers

Do you hire workers? Doesn’t matter if they’re seasonal, part-time, or full-time, you have some obligations under the Affordable Care Act. American Farm Bureau’s Johnna...

National Groundwater Protection Day

They say we often don’t appreciate something until it’s gone. That’s certainly the case with clean water. Cliff Trey ens of the National Ground...

Legislative Showmanship

STATE REPRESENTATIVE RON TRAVIS OF DAYTON WAS NAMED THE GRAND CHAMPION OF THIS YEAR’S LEGISLATIVE SHOWMANSHIP COMPETITION AT THE STATE FAIR.  HE BEAT OUT...

USDA Reduces Farm Income Forecast

Farm income may still be high this year, but it may not be as high as some had expected

New Facilities at UT

The University of Tennessee Veterinary Medical Center is opening three new facilities.

The Best Field Trip of the Year

3rd graders from all across Grundy County recently attended the annual Farm Day.

A Prize Tractor

Rutherford County’s Brandon and Katherine Whitt were awarded one of their top prizes recently for being named the 2013 TN Farm Bureau Young Farmers...

Best Field Trip of the Year

The Grundy County Farm Bureau Women hosted “Farm Day” for the county’s third graders.

Pumpkin Crop Dampened

The wet summer was extremely hard on the state’s commercial pumpkin crop.  

Steps for Better Health

For many Americans a step to better health includes taking 10,000 steps.

Strategic Plan for Ag

Tennessee ag leaders are working on a strategic plan for the state’s ag and forestry industry.

Strategic Plan for Ag

Tennessee ag leaders are working on a strategic plan for the state’s ag and forestry industry.

Strategic Plan for Ag

Tennessee ag leaders are working on a strategic plan for the state’s ag and forestry industry.

Strategic Plan for Ag

Tennessee ag leaders are working on a strategic plan for the state’s ag and forestry industry.

Apple Crop Survives Soggy Summer

THIS HAS BEEN A CHALLENGING YEAR FOR THE STATE’S APPLE CROP WITH BUT DESPITE THE WET SPRING AND SUMMER, IT’S STILL A PREETY GOOD CROP.

Memphis Bioworks

MEMPHIS BIOWORKS, FOUNDED IN 2001, BRINGS TOGETHER PUBLIC, PRIVATE, ACADEMIC AND GOVERNMENT ENTITIES TO EXPAND INTERESTS ON BIOSCIENCE TECHNOLOGIES.

Above Normal

The state’s rainfall totals to date have been way above normal, but still shy of record.

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