Monthly Archives: January 2015

Preventing Mold and Mildew

Mold and mildew can pose all sorts of problems in your home, even this time of year. Rod Bain learns prevention tips from an expert.

Walmart’s Commitment to Fresh Produce

WALMART IS ON TRACK TO REACH ITS GOAL OF DOUBLING THE AMOUNT OF FRESH PRODUCE IT BUYS FROM LOCAL FARMERS BY THE END OF...

CHAMPION TENNESSEE COUNTY FAIRS

53 TENNESSEE COUNTY FAIRS WERE RECOGNIZED DURING THE TENNESSEE ASSOCIATION OF FAIRS ANNUAL MEETING.

New Conservation Effort

USDA SAYS PROJECTS UNDER A NEW USDA PROGRAM MARKS THE BEGINNING OF A NEW ERA IN CONSERVATION EFFORTS.

Jr Hogs Set Records

THERE WERE RECORD NUMBERS AT THIS YEAR’S STATE JR. MARKET HOG SHOW IN MURFREESBORO.  

Walking Through The Store

Still standing near the four-way stop in the community where I live is Versailles Grocery, vacant, with rusting RC signs and a reminder of...

Qualifications Updated for TAEP Continuing Education

http://news.tn.gov/node/13410

UT to Present Beef-to-Consumers Marketing Workshops

https://ag.tennessee.edu/news/Pages/NR-2015-01-BeefMarketing.aspx

UT Institute of Agriculture Launches New Branding Campaign

https://ag.tennessee.edu/news/Pages/NR-2015-01-Branding.aspx

Farm Bureau Delegates Set Public Policy Positions for 2015

http://www.fb.org/index.php?action=newsroom.news_article&id=245

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding the...

http://www.fb.org/index.php?action=newsroom.news_article&id=247

Demand Strong for Beef

JENNIFER HOUSTON OF SWEETWATER TENNESSEE IS THE NATIONAL CATTLEMEN’S BEEF ASSOCIATION DIVISION VICE CHAIR.AND SHE DISCUSSES THE STRONG DEMAND FOR BEEF.

A Special Time for Beef

NATIONAL CATTLEMEN’S BEEF ASSOCIATION’S CEO FORREST ROBERTS WAS IN TENNESSEE RECENTLY FOR THE TN CATTLEMENS ASSOCIATION CONVENTION AND HE LIKE SO MANY OTHERS IS...

Jack Hanna’s Animal Adventure (PT.2)

JACK HANNA TALKS ABOUT HOW IMPORTANT A ROLE OUR DOMESTIC LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS PLAY IN THE AG INDUSTRY.

Jack Hanna’s Animal Adventure

TN NATIVE JACK HANNA CONTINUES TO ENTERTAIN AUDIENCES OF ALL KINDS WITH HIS PASSION FOR ANIMALS

Dr. Temple Grandin Receives Distinguished Service Award

DR. TEMPLE GRANDIN RECEIVED THE AMERICAN FARM BUREAU’S DISTINGUISHED SERVICE TO AGRICUTLURE AWARD.

TN Young Farmers Win Big

TN YOUNG FARMERS AND RANCHERS BRING HOME 3 CASE IH TRACTORS FROM AFBF CONVENTION.

A 96-YEAR TRADITION

FARM BUREAU MEMBERS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE IN SAN DIEGO ENJOYING THE AMERICAN FARM BUREAU CONVENTION.

New Ag Leadership for Tenn. Tech

TN TECH UNIVERSITY HAS A NEW DIRECTOR OFTHE SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN ECOLOGY.

Top Dollar for Top Bulls

ONE OF THE BEST SALES EVER FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE’S SR BULL TEST SALE AS 65 BULLS WERE SOLD AT AUCTION AT THE...

AFBF 2015 Convention

FOR NEARLY A CENTURY NOW, FARMERS AND RANCHERS FROM ACROSS THE UNITED STATES HAVE GATHERED TOGETHER TO CONDUCT THE BUISNESS OF THE NATION’S LARGEST...

Farm Bureau Members Ready for 2015 Convention

THE SLATE IS SET FOR THE 2015 AMERICAN FARM BUREAU CONVENTION AND IDEAg TRADE SHOW.

Cold to the Bone

A COLD ARTIC BLAST IS BLANKETING MUCH OF THE COUNTRY OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS AND KEVIN THOMPSON, DIRECTOR OF THE MIDDLE TN RESEARCH...

Straight From the Source

OVER THE PAST FEW YEARS, CONSUMER BUYING DEMAND HAS BEEN REALLY CHANGING.  MORE AND MORE FOLKS ARE LOOKING DIRECTLY TO FARMERS FOR ALL KINDS...

Let Kids Be Kids

During my days of "full-employment," I thought once I retired that stress would be something I would only feel during selecting a different choice...

Warming Up With Bubba Skinner

As the New Year makes its presence known by giving the state of Tennessee some real winter weather, that many seem to forget happens...

Why Soil Health Impacts Our Lives

The health of our soil is instrumental in so many facets of our lives. USDA’s Rod Bain has the story.

January Cold Got To Me Already

With the holidays all over and the weather being pretty much on the cold side the last few weeks in Tennessee, winter has been...

Looking Ahead to 2015

Let’s take a moment to look ahead and see what 2015 may have in store for agriculture across our state.