Monthly Archives: April 2014

FFA Igniting Leadership Across the State

More than 3000 FFA members from across the state gathered in Gatlinburg recently at the 86th State FFA Convention and one of the highlights...

Geared for Success

Gov. Bill Haslam addressed the delegates of the Tennessee 4-H Congress at the State Capitol. Congress brings some 400 ninth to tenth graders and...

New Leadership in Tennessee FFA

At the 86th Tennessee FFA Convention held recently in Gatlinburg, a new slate of State FFA Officers were elected for the coming year and...

Protecting our Property

A historic piece of legislation that will stop forced annexation was approved by an overwhelming majority and is considered to be one of the...

A New Red Tractor

A BRAND NEW CASE IH FARMALL TRACTOR WAS DELIVERED TO THE HATCHER DAIRY FARM IN WILLIAMSON COUNTY TO CHUCK YOEST AND JENNIFER HATCHER.

Friend of 4-H

BART KRISTLE, CEO OF TENN. FARMERS CO-OP WAS SELECTED BY THE TENN. 4-H FOUNDATION AS THIS YEAR’S RECEIPIENT OF THE FRIEND OF 4-H AWARD.

Making the Best Better

UT PRESIDENT DR. JOE DIPIETRO ADDRESSES THE DELEGATES ATTENDING 4-H CONGRESS.

UAV Privacy Bill Passes Senate

MEMBERS OF THE STATE LEGISLATURE ARE WRAPPING UP THEIR SCHEDULES AND PASSING THEIR FINAL BILLS OF THE 2ND SESSION OF THE 108TH TENN GENERAL...

Plenty of Eggs for Easter

The American Farm Bureau recently released its Semi-Annual Marketbasket Survey of retail prices on 16 food items. The informal survey, conducted by volunteers in...

Livestock Producers Hoping for Black Vulture Solution

CONGRESSMAN SCOTT DESJARLAIS, REPRESENTING TN’S 4TH IS TRYING TO HELP FARMERS GET SOLUTIONS TO STOPPING THE CONTINUING PROBLEM THAT BLACK VULTURES ARE CAUSING TO...

Farmers Hopeful this is Last Spring Freeze

OLE MAN WINTER HANGING ON AT LEAST ONE MORE TIME, SOMETHING TENNESSEE FRUIT GROWERS HAVE COME TO EXPECT THIS TIME OF YEAR.  BUT THAT DOESN’T...

Gavel Falls for Last of 108th

STATE LAWMAKERS HAVE ONCE AGAIN CONCLUDED ANOTHER SESSION OF THE TENN. GENERAL ASSEMBLY.  THIS WAS THE 108TH SESSION OF THE BODY WHICH, LIKE LAST...

A Century of Better Management

ITS HARD TO BELIEVE, BUT TN’S DIVISION OF FORESTRY IS 100 YEARS OLD.  AND THE TENNESSEE GENERAL ASSEMBLY RECOGNIZED THAT FACT WITH A  JOINT...

Earth Day is Every Day on the Farm

As we celebrate Earth Day, farmers across Tennessee may look at it a little differently.

Farmland the Movie

A NEW MOVIE IS ABOUT TO BE RELEASED MAY 1ST ACROSS THE COUNTRY CALLED FARMLAND.  A GROUP OF TENNESSEE FARM LEADERS HAD THE CHANCE...

Ditch the Rule

THE AMERICAN FARM BUREAU IS ASKING ITS MEMBERS TO SPEAK OUT AGAINST EPA’S PROPOSED RULE CHANGE WITH THE CLEAN WATER ACT.  

PTP APP Ready for the Season

THE NEW PICK TN PRODUCTS MOBILE APP IS READY FOR DOWNLOAD FOR APPLE AND ANDROID DEVICES WITH THE HOPE OF GETTING BETTER CONNECTION FOR CONSUMERS...

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