Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Drive Feed the World

THE CHEW ON THIS TOUR FROM NUTRABLEND SHARES WITH AUDIENCES AT UNIVERSITIES, FAIRS OR CIVIC EVENTS ABOUT THE INCREASING POPULATION AND THE NEED FOR...

2012 Census of Agriculture

The Agriculture Department’s National Agricultural Statistics Service has released its preliminary results from the 2012 Census of Agriculture.

Food Costs Higher

. WE WILL SPEND MORE ON FOOD THIS YEAR, BUT HOW MUCH MORE IS STILL UNCERTAIN. USDA’S GARY CRAWFORD REPORTS.

The Sky’s the Limit

SIGNIFICANT RESEARCH WITH AGRICULTURAL APPLICATIONS FOR UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICHLES IS OCCURRING IN SAVANNAH, TN.

Chick Days are Here

TRACTOR SUPPLY VICE PRESIDENT OF MERCHANDISE MARC JOHNSON TALKING ABOUT THE MUCH ANTICIPATED  CHICK DAYS NOW BEING FEATURED IN THEIR STORES.  

Prized Truck

The Whitt’s of Rutherford County received the keys to their 2014 GMC pick-up truck for being named the national Young Farmers of the Year....

Breakfast with the Bureau

Farm Bureau leaders from across Tennessee hosted lawmakers for a breakfast meeting on Capitol Hill.

Ag Leadership Classes

Young farmers and other ag professionals are taking part in agricultural leadership classes across the state.

Up to Speed on the Farm Bill

TENN.’s 8TH DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN STEPHEN FINCHER, ONE OF THE FEW REMAINING ROWCROP FARMERS IN CONGRESS HAS JUST WRAPPED UP A SERIES OF FARM TOUR...

FFA Foundation Names New Director

A FORMER TENNESSEE STATE FFA PRESIDENT AND NATIONAL FFA VICE PRESIDENT WAS RECENTLY ANNOUNCED AS THE NEW FFA FOUNDATION EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.

Forestry Day on the Hill

THE TENN. FORESTRY ASSOCIATION HELD THEIR ANNUAL FORESTRY DAY ON THE HILL IN NASHVILLE TO INFORM LAWMAKERS OF THE IMPORTANCE OF OUR FOREST INDUSTRY.

Tenn. Soybean Farmer Honored

David Womack of Bedford County was given the Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Soybean Association.

Tenn. FFA Convention Preview

TENNESSEE STATE FFA OFFICERS ARE IN FINAL PREPARATIONS FOR THE 86TH CONVENTION WHERE THEY IGNITE THE PASSIONS OF THE MEMBERS AND GUESTS IN ATTENDANCE.

Spring Fever

TENNESSEE ROW CROP FARMERS ARE WAITING ON MOTHER NATURE TO GIVE THE GREEN LIGHT FOR SPRING PLANTING.

Choosing the right Farm Bill Support Program

WITH SPRING PLANTING READY TO GET UNDER WAY, FARMERS HERE IN TENN AND ACROSS THE COUNTRY HAVE a choice of two major risk management...

Media Omelet Cook-Off for Ag

MEDIA PERSONALITIES WITH NASHVILLE’S 4 NETWORK TELEVISION STATIONS COMPETED IN THE OMELET COOK-OFF AT THE TENNESSEE RESIDENCE IN AN EVENT SPONSORED BY THE FARM...

Tenn. FFA 86th Convention

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE TENNESSEE FFA CONVENTION. NEW STATE OFFICERS NAMED.

Ag Day on the Hill

TENN. LAWMAKERS CELEBRATED AG DAY ON THE HILL AT THE STATE CAPITOL WITH A MILKING CONTEST TO SEE WHO HAS THE MOST “PULL.”  

Checking your Trees and Shrubs for Winter Damage or Worse

As we finally pull through this severe winter, it’s time to see if our yard plants pulled through.

Protecting our Soil

West Tennessee row crop farmers are busy getting ready to plant this year’s corn crops.

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