Monthly Archives: June 2015

Celebrating June Dairy Month

TENN 4-H JUNE DAIRY MONTH CHAIRMEN IN SEVERAL COUNTIES WILL BE WORKING TO PROMOTE THE BENEFITS OF THE DAIRY INDUSTRY TO THE STATE ECONOMY...

Great American Milk Drive

JUNE IS DAIRY MONTH IN TENNESSEE AND A BESIDES THE SPECIAL PROMOTIONS TO ENCOURAGE MORE AWARENESS OF THE DAIRY INDUSTRY, 4-H’ERS ACROSS THE STATE...

East Tenn. Farmers Need More Rain

UNLIKE THE WET WEATHER FARMERS HAVE BEEN EXPERIENCING IN WEST AND MIDDLE TENN, FOR THE PAST COUPLE OF WEEKS, ITS BEEN JUST THE OPPOSITE...

Summer Forecast

IT’S ALWAYS HARD FOR WEATHER FORECASTERS TO TELL US WHAT THE SUMMER WILL BRING, BUT THIS YEAR IT’S EVEN MORE DIFFICULT. 

Ag In The Classroom Workshops

WHILE KIDS ARE OUT OF SCHOOL FOR THE SUMMER, MANY TENN. TEACHERS WILL TAKE PART IN WORKSHOPS TO LEARN MORE ABOUT UTILIZING AG IN...

Little Lamb Camp

DYERSBURG FFA CHAPTER HOSTS A LITTLE LAMB CAMP EACH YEAR FOR KIDS AGES 4-9.  

State of the Farm Economy

IN JUST TWO YEARS THE FARM ECONOMY HAS CHANGED DRASTICALLY.  USDA’S GARY CRAWFORD REPORTS ON WHERE THE ECONOMY IS NOW AND WHERE IT COULD...

Preparing for Animal Health Alerts

THE TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE HAS PLANS IN PLACE TO DEAL WITH ANIMAL HEALTH ALERTS LIKE AVIAN INFLUENZA (HPAI) H5.

Ag Education for Teachers

THE ANNUAL AGRICULTURE IN THE CLASSROOM WORKSHOPS RECENTLY TOOK PLACE ACROSS THE STATE OF TENNESSEE. AGRICULTURE IN THE CLASSROOM IS GEARED TOWARDS TEACHING PRE-K ...

National Leadership Forum

FOR SOME 200 HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS LIKE HEATH QUICK OF SHELBY COUNTY, THEY’VE BEEN SPENDING THE WEEK AT THE  NATIONAL LEADERSHIP FORUM SPONSORED BY THE AMERICAN...

Analyzing the WOTUS Rule

THE AMERICAN FARM BUREAU HAS JUST FINSIHED ANALYSIS OF THE EPA’S FINALIZED WATERS OF THE US RULE AND IT SHOWS THE FINAL RULE IS...

Cattle Talk Down Under

 A GROUP OF CATTLE PRODUCERS THAT ARE PART OF GENETICS AUSTRAILA ARE TRAVELING THIS SUMMER IN AMERICA AND THEY MADE STOPS IN TENNESSEE.

Ag View From Washington Reporter

CBS NEWS CHIEF WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENT MAJOR GARRETT DISCUSSES AG ISSUES.

Still High Hopes for UAV’s

THERE’S STILL LOTS OF INTEREST FROM THE AG COMMUNITY ABOUT THE BENEFITS OF UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES, BUT FAA HAS THE FINAL SAY.

Trade Promotion Authority Moves Through

For more than 30 years, Congress has passed TPA laws to guide both Democratic and Republican Administrations in pursuing trade agreements that support U.S....

New Farmer Academy

Tennessee State Unversity has launched a program, now in its second year, for people interested in farming to be able to learn about how...

Keep Your Lawnmower Running Right All Summer

A few maintenance tips will help keep your lawn mower, no matter what kind of mower, in tip top shape.

Helping Our Bees

Efforts to make people aware of declines in bee populations are coming to fruition.

Farm Women Gather at TN Farm Bureau Headquarters

Each summer Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committees gather in Columbia for their summer conference and this year promises to be a great one.

A Tennessee FFA Tradition

FFA Camp Clements has been a Tennessee FFA tradition since 1928 and is still training leaders today.

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