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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Wild Hog Problems Slowing

TWRA’S Whild Hog Eradication Action Team (WHEAT) is making headway in addressing wild hog problem.

Thanksgiving Dinner Still a Bargain

ANNUAL SURVEY FROM THE AMERICAN FARM BUREAU ON THE COST OF THANKSGIVING DINNER FOR 10 SHOWS PRICE IS STILL UNDER $50.  

New Switchgrass Variety

A NEW SWITCHGRASS VARIETY CALLED LIBERTY PROMISES GREATER YIELDS FOR BIOFUEL PRODUCTION AND AS AN INCOME PRODUCER FOR GROWERS.

More from the Markets

A NEW CONCEPT OF PRODUCING GRAINS AND OILSEEDS IS EMERGING AS ONE TENN. ENTREPRENEUER IS WORKING TO SEEK OUT MORE VALUE OVER TRADITIONAL MARKETS.  

Meeting the Challenge

GOV. HASLAM’S LAUNCH TENNESSEE PROGRAM HELPS TO ENCOURAGE ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION FOR STARTUP COMPANIES TO ESTABLISH IN THE STATE. THE TN DEPT. OF AG  IS...

Properly Thawing Your Turkey

IF YOU ARE GOING TO BUY AND COOK A FROZEN TURKEY THIS THANKSGIVING, YOU MAY NEED TO PLAY AHEAD FOR THE THAWING PROCESS.

Ag Literacy Week

GOV. BILL HASLAM ACKNOWLEDGING TENNESSEE’S FIRST EVER AG LITERACY WEEK THAT’S SET FOR NOV. 16-22ND

An Early Winter

IT’S GONNA GET COLD OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS, BUT WHAT IS REALLY NOT NORMAL THIS TIME OF YEAR, IS HOW LONG THIS ARTIC...

Burning Chicken Fat

MTSU PROFESSOR DR. CLIFF RICKETTS CONTIINUES HIS GOAL OF SHOWING US WE DON’T NEED TO DEPEND ON FOREIGN OIL AS HE DRIVES COAST TO...

Veterans Finding a Home in Agriculture

The Farmer Veteran Coalition is helping our nation’s veterans to get involved in agriculture.

McBride Selected as National FFA Officer

COFFEE COUNTY FFA MEMBER STEPHEN MCBRIDE WAS SELECTED AS THE SOURHERN REGION VICE PRESIDENT AT THE NATIONAL FFA CONVENTION.  

TN Tech Agritourism Degree

TENN. TECH UNIVERSITY BOASTS A ONE-OF-A-KIND AGRITOURISM MAJOR WHERE STUDENTS ARE GETTING A HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE.

A New Beef Check-Off?

An impasse on how to resolve issues in the producer funded beef check-off program may mean formation of a second check-off. 

Election Day

WHILE MANY HAVE ALREADY VOTED EARLY, STILL MANY OTHERS WILL TAKE TIME OFF THEIR FARMS TO CAST THEIR BALLOTS FOR THE REPRESENTATIVE THEY FEEL...

Tenn. FFA National Finalist

DURING THE NATIONAL FFA CONVENTION STUDENTS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY COMPETED IN THE JOB INTERVIEW CDE AND EMILY WHITE WAS NAMED TO THE FINAL FOUR...

Alternative Farming Center

NEARLY 20 YEARS AGO THE JOHNSON COUNTY FFA PROGRAM BEGAN A STATE OF THE ART AQUACULTURE AND HYDROPOINCS PROGRAM FOR ITS RURAL STUDENTS.

Tennessee FFA Member Selected as FFA’s National Southern Region Vice President

Students from Georgia, Arkansas, Colorado, Tennessee, Kentucky and New Mexico have been elected by delegates from throughout the United States to serve on the...

TN Young Farmers of the Year Winners Receive Their Prize

Greene County young farm couple Mark and Cindy Klepper won Tennessee Farm Bureau's Outstanding Young Farmer and Achievement Award at the Tennessee Young Farmer...

Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on 2014 U.S. Agricultural Exports...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture released its final total for U.S. agricultural exports in Fiscal Year 2014, which soared to a record $152.5 billion...

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