Monthly Archives: November 2015

FFA Amplified in Louisville

THE 88TH NATIONAL FFA CONVENTION IS GOING ON RIGHT NOW IN LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY AND MORE THAN 1000 TENNESSEE FFA MEMBERS ARE THERE TO COMPETE...

Three In A Row for TN FFA

TENNESSEE’S NICK BAKER, REPRESENTING THE BAXTER FFA CHAPTER, WAS NAMED ONE OF SIX NATIONAL FFA OFFICERS THIS PAST WEEK DURING THE 88TH NATIONAL FFA...

Cleaning Up the Act

YESTERDAY THE SENATE FAILED TO PASS A BILL THAT WOULD HAVE PUT A STOP TO THE EPA’S WATERS OF THE U.S. RULE, BUT THEY...

Zippy Seeking AFBF Presidency

GEORGIA FARM BUREAU PRESIDENT ZIPPY DUVALL IS SEEKING TO BECOME PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION.

The Smokey Experience

JUNIOR JARED BRUHIN IS AN ANIMAL SCIENCE AND AG BUSINESS MAJOR AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE IN KNOXVILLE, AND HE IS ONE OF THE HANDLERS OF...

Veterans in Ag

THOUSANDS OF MILITARY PEOPLE ARE BEING RELEASED FROM SERVICE AND SOME MAY SOMEDAY BE GROWING OUR FOOD.

Local Honey a Win, Win

DURING THE BUSY FALL SEASON, HONEY ISN’T SOMETHING THAT POPS INTO YOUR HEAD RIGHT AWAY, BUT LOTS OF FARMS IN TENNESSEE SELL THIS PURELY...

Ag Literacy Week Nov. 15-21

NEXT WEEK MARKS THE SECOND YEAR TENNESSEE WILL CELEBRATE AGRICULTURAL LITERACY AND THERE ARE HIGH HOPES FOR A BIG IMPACT.

Precision Tools for Bio Crops

GENERA ENERGY HAS PARTNERED WITH PRECSION HAWK TO DEVELOP NEW ANALYSIS ALGORITHMS SPECIFIC TO GROWING BETTER BIOMASS CROPS SUCH AS SWITCHGRASS.

Hog Wild

TENN’S WILD HOG PROBLEM CONTINUES ACROSS THE STATE, AS FARMERS CONTINUE REPORTING DAMAGE TO THEIR CROPS AND PROPERTY.  

Havana Trade

AGRICULTURE SECRETARY TOM VILSACK MADE AN HISTORIC VISIT TO CUBA TO TALK MORE ABOUT THE POTENTIAL OF U.S. AG EXPORTS GOING THERE.

Ag Literacy Week

YOUNG KIDS ALL ACROSS TN ARE BENEFITING FROM AG LITERACY WEEK AS TEACHERS AND VOLUNTEERS ARE TAKING TIME OUT TO TALK ABOUT OUR MOST...

National Champion Tenn. 4-H Team

A PROUD GROUP OF TENNESSEE 4-HERS ARE BACK HOME AFTER WINNING THE NATIONAL 4-H LIVESTOCK SKILLATHON CONTEST HELD AT THE NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL LIVESTOCK...

Cost of Thanksgiving Meal Up Just a Tad

AMERICAN FARM BUREAU’S 30TH ANNUAL THANKSGIVING DINNER COST SURVEY SHOWED A SLIGHT OVERALL INCREASE IN THE PRICE OF THE HOLIDAY MEAL. 

Puttin’ On the Turkey

IF YOU ARE GOING TO BUY AND COOK A FROZEN TURKEY THIS THANKSGIVING, YOU SHOULD ALLOW PLENT OF TIME.

Thanksgiving Fact or Fiction

HOW MUCH DO YOU REALLY KNOW ABOUT THANKSGIVING HISTORY? A FEW THINGS WE THINK WE KNOW MAY NOT BE TRUE.

Thankful Farmers

THANKSGIVING IS A SPECIAL HOLIDAY FOR ALL OF US, BUT ESPECIALLY FOR OUR FARMERS.  

Thanksgiving on the Farm

A SPECIAL TIME OF YEAR FOR OUR FARMERS AND ALL OF US AS WE STOP TO REFLECT ON THE BLESSINGS FROM THE YEAR.  

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