Yearly Archives: 2014

Extreme Cold Conditions for Livestock

FARMERS ACROSS TENNESSEE WITH LIVESTOCK HAVE NOT HAD A WINTER LIKE THIS ONE IN AT LEAST 20 YEARS, AND THEY’RE TAKING THOSE EXTRA STEPS...

Pets and the Cold Weather

Extra precautions are needed for pets during subfreezing temperatures.

TN Junior Market Hog Show

Middle TN State University’s Livestock Arena was recently host to some 426 hogs and more than 230 exhibitors at the Junior Market Hog Show,...

Deputy Ag Secretary Visits Tennessee

Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden met with farm leaders in Tennessee to discuss the need for Congress to pass a comprehensive Food, Farm and Jobs...

Stallman Optimistic for Better 2014

AFBF President Bob Stallman is hopeful for a better year for farmers and ranchers on policy matters.

New Member of Farm Bureau Women Leadership Committee

Gloria Larrance of Jefferson County was selected to represent District 5 on the TFBF state Women’s Leadership Committee.

Farm Bureau Sets Policy for 2014

The nation’s largest farm organization wrapped up its 95th Annual Convention in San Antonio by setting its policy positions for the year ahead. AFBF...

Williamson Co. Young Farmers Recognized

Chuck Yoest & Jennifer Hatcher of Williamson County named national runner-up in AFBF Excellence in Ag contest.

Farmers Still Hoping for Farm Bill

The top agriculture person in the Obama Cabinet continues to talk about the need for passage of the long-awaited farm bill.

Tenn. Young Farmers Shine Again

Brandon & Katherine Whitt of Rutherford Co. named AFBF Young Farmer Achievement winners.

AFBF Convention

Farm Bureau leaders hear from TV and Football stars at AFBF convention

A Gift to Talk

MICHAEL SHIRLEY OF RUTHERFORD COUNTY WILL GET THE CHANCE TO SHOW OFF HIS SKILLS NEXT WEEK IN SAN ANTONIO AS HE WILL REPRESENT TENN...

A Farm Bill Needed This Month

A lot of eyes are on Congress with the hopes of the House and Senate agreeing on and passing a new five year farm...

Extra Care for Livestock During the Deep Freeze

TENN. LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS HAVE BEEN BATTLING THESE BITTER COLD TEMPERATURES IN TRYING TO PROTECT THEIR CATTLE.  

Winter Storms, Power Outages

Winter storms have already killed power to hundreds of thousands of people. Gary Crawford has a report on how to save your food during...

Ag Issues for 2014

What will be the big issues for U.S. agriculture in the year ahead?