Monthly Archives: November 2013

Benefits of a Farm Bill

It’s not only farmers, ranchers and growers that would reap benefits from passage of a new Farm Bill.

Baxter FFA Member Named National FFA Secretary

Mitch Baker of the Baxter FFA Chapter was named National Secretary during the 86th National FFA Convention and Expo.

Late Cotton Crop Challenges

This year’s unusual weather has provided many challenges for Tennessee cotton farmers.

Proposed Site for West TN 4-H Camp/Conference Center

The search committee chooses Lone Oaks Farm in Hardeman County for West Tenn. 4-H Camp and Conference Center.

Agricenter International

AGRICENTER INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT JOHN CHARLES WILSON TALKIS ABOUT WHAT HAS AND CONTINUES TO BE A TREASURE FOR SHELBY COUNTY AND THE CITY OF MEMPHIS.   

Lower Crop Prices and Farm Income

Lower prices for many crops are clearly here now, the effect on the incomes of farmers is not so clear.  USDA’S Gary Crawford reports.

Worth the Wait

Corn and soybean harvest is producing what could become the biggest crops ever in Tennessee, but taking some time to get out. 

Johnson Testifies before House Subcommittee

TDA Commissioner Julius Johnson testifies before the House Commerce, Manufacturing & Trade Subcommittee about the impact of the state’s equine industry, in particular, the Tennessee...

Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Less

The annual survey by the American Farm Bureau of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner shows the cost down slightly this year compared to year ago.

Governor Wants More Economic Growth for Rural TN

During the state budget hearings, Gov. Haslam says he’s hopeful for economic opportunity and growth for rural Tennessee.  

EPA Proposes to Reduce Renewable Fuel Standard

FARMERS AND OTHER AG INDUSTRY LEADERS ARE NOT PLEASED WITH THE EPA PROPOSAL TO REDUCE RENEWABLE FUELS NEXT YEAR.  

Tennessee Branded Wood

State ag and forestry officials are looking at more ways of marketing Tennessee hardwoods with branding.

Family Tradition

SORGHRUM MAKING IS ONE OF THOSE IMPORTANT TRADITIONS FOR THE MOSES FAMILY IN TELLICO PLAINS.

Thanksgiving History

THIS WEEK WE’LL CELEBRATE THANKSGIVING AGAIN W/ FOOTBALL AND TURKEY, THAT WASN’T ALWAYS THE CASE.  GARY CRAWFORD GIVES US A HISTORY LESSON OF THIS...

Thankful Farmers

While harvest continues for many Tennessee farmers, they’re taking time to give thanks for their many blessings.

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