Monthly Archives: February 2014

Pets and the Cold Weather

Extra precautions are needed for pets during subfreezing temperatures.

Extreme Cold Conditions for Livestock

FARMERS ACROSS TENNESSEE WITH LIVESTOCK HAVE NOT HAD A WINTER LIKE THIS ONE IN AT LEAST 20 YEARS, AND THEY’RE TAKING THOSE EXTRA STEPS...

Irrigation Strategy

The 2014 West Tennessee Irrigation Conference gives farmers ideas and solutions to help with their irrigation strategies.

How High will Cattle Prices Go?

Cattle prices continue to rise, setting new records. Can this trend continue? 

Farm Bill goes to President’s Desk

The U.S. Senate approved the Agricultural Act of 2014 (the Farm Bill) after more than two years of debate.

Nation’s Cattlemen Take Over Opryland

More than 7000 cattlemen and industry leaders are in Nashville for the 116th National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Convention and Trade Show.

Tennessee Cattlemen Share their Story

Tennessee’s cattle industry is one of the strongest in the nation and vital for the state’s economy.

Farm Bill Becomes Law

The President has signed the Agricultural Act of 2014, making the Farm Bill law for the next five years.

Back to Immigration Reform Push

Now that the Farm Bill is law, farmers will be urging Congress for Immigration Reform.

UAV’s Impact for Agriculture

Research is proving that Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles, (UAV’s), will have a major impact on the future of agriculture.

Beef Issues Similar Nationwide

Beef producers from around the country attended the NCBA convention in Nashville and issues are much the same as they are in Tennessee.

Data Privacy Concerns Farmers

Farmers have used technology to improve their management practices and efficiency on the farm for years, but the agriculture industry is just now starting...

Importing Labor or Food?

Farmers are hopeful Congress will pass Immigration Reform with an adequate guest worker program for agriculture.

Farm Bureau Urges Timely Release of Disaster Aid

The 2014 farm bill includes disaster aid provisions for livestock forage, livestock indemnity and the tree assistance program, all of which have been expired...

Celebrating the Blue & Gold

THIS WEEK ACROSS THE COUNTRY PEOPLE ARE TELLING WHY THEY ARE FFA PROUD AND THE TENNESSEE STATE FFA OFFICER TEAM IS TAKING THE OPPORTUNITY...

Young Leaders back in Franklin

Well over 300 young people are attending the Tennessee Young Leaders Conference in Franklin.

UT Football Coach Energizes TN Young Leaders

UT football coach Butch Jones gave a leaderhip speech to more than 300 gathered for the annual Tennessee Young Leaders Conference in Franklin.

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