Monthly Archives: November 2014

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.

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...

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...

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. 

TN Tech Agritourism Degree

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

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.  

Veterans Finding a Home in Agriculture

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

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...

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...

Ag Literacy Week

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

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.

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...

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.  

New Switchgrass Variety

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

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.  

Wild Hog Problems Slowing

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

Don’t Give Your Turkey a Shower

USDA RECOMMENDS THAT YOU MIGHT WANT TO RECONSIDER WASHING THAT TURKEY IN THE SINK BEFORE YOU PUT INTO OVEN.

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