Monthly Archives: July 2014

USDA Planting Report Surprise

A USDA report shows growers of one particular commodity have planted far more acres to it than most people expected.

Generations of Farming

Lawrence County farmer Jason Robbins hopes his three sons take over the family farm.

Summer Picnic for 10 Still Under $6 Per Person

Summer is upon us and the American Farm Bureau Federation has released its second annual July Fourth Picnic Survey results

Record Setting Crops

After last years bumper crops, many farmers have been questioning if this year will up to expectations.

Crop Outlook

It’s getting to be that time of year where our farmers can make a good estimate on crop yields.

Embracing Technology

Adapting to technology can make a huge difference in farmer’s operations.

National Day of Action for Immigration Reform

Despite a stalemate in Washington, agriculture, manufacturing and other business leaders are more united than ever and on July 9th joined together to deliver...

Pretty Good Looking Crops

FARMERS ALL ACROSS THE STATE ARE NOW IN PRETTY GOOD SHAPE WITH THEIR ROW CROPS, SOME CALLING IT THE BEST THEY’VE EVER SEEN FOR...

Love of Farming

TENN. FARMERS HAVE LONG DAYS, TOUGH TIMES, AND BATTLE THE ELEMENTS ON A DAILY BASIS, SO A PASSION FOR THEIR LAND AND ANIMALS IS...

The Show Ring

GROWING UP SHOWING CATTLE HAS BEEN A WAY OF LIFE FOR SEVERAL GENERATIONS FOR THE LEHNERT FAMILY OF LAWRENCE COUNTY.  

Tenn. Jr. Livestock EXPO

CLOSE TO TWO HUNDRED 4-H AND FFA MEMBERS HAVE BEEN SHOWING THEIR SHEEP AT TENN. TECH’S HYDER BURKS PAVILLION IN COOKEVILLE DURING THE TENNESSEE...

To Refrigerate or Not

If you automatically toss all fresh produce straight into the refrigerator, you could be making a big mistake. 

Walmart and Local Farmers

 WALMART SEES VALUE IN PARTNERING WITH LOCAL FARMERS TO BRING CUSTOMERS MORE FRESH, LOCAL FOOD.

Kleppers Named Outstanding Young Farmers of the Year

MARK AND CINDY KLEPPER OF GREENE COUNTY RECIEVED THE TFBF’S OUTSTANDING YOUNG FARMER & ACHIEVEMENT AWARD DURING THE 45TH ANNUAL YOUNG FARMER SUMMER CONFERENCE.

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