Monthly Archives: February 2016

New Garden Grants

NOT MUCH GROWING OUTSIDE THIS TIME OF YEAR, BUT COME THIS SPRING, TENN. ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOLS WILL HAVE ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY TO PLANT THEIR OWN...

Rural Focus

SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MARK NORRIS SAYS GOVERNOR BILL HASLAM WILL SPEND PART OF HIS STATE-OF-THE-STATE ADDRESS FOCUSING ON RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

Advocacy Conference on Farm Issues

MORE THAN 500 FARM BUREAU LEADERS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE TRAVELING TO THE NATION’S CAPITOL TO LEARN HOW TO BETTER ADVOCATE FOR AGRICULTURE....

Farm Bureau Seeks Farmers Thoughts on Big Data

THE AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION WANTS TO HEAR FARMERS’ THOUGHTS ON BIG DATA.

The Roads Less Traveled

TN AG COMMISSIONER JULIUS JOHNSON GAVE TESTIMONY TO THE SENATE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE ON THE IMPORTANCE OF MAINTAINING OUR RURAL ROADS.

Super Food Day

WHETHER YOUR PULLING FOR THE BRONCOS OR THE PANTHERS ON SUNDAY, THERE’S NO DOUBT YOU WILL BE EATING, AND FOR SOME OF US A...

Veterinary Feed Directive

LAWMAKERS GET UPDATE ON FDA’S NEW REGULATIONS ON THE VETERINARY FEED DIRECTIVE.

Rep. DesJarlais has Confident Outlook for Ag

TENN. CONGRESSMAN IS CONFIDENT IN SERVING RURAL PEOPLE IN HIS ROLE ON THE HOUSE AG COMMITTEE.

A Passion for Beef

JENNIFER HOUSTON CONTINUES HER PASSION OF SERVING THE BEEF INDUSTRY.  DURING THE NCBA NATIONAL CONVENTION SHE WAS ELECTED AS CHAIRMAN OF THE POLICY DIVISION.

Fuel Up to Play 60

THE TEAM EFFORT OF THOSE BEHIND A SCHOOL ACTIVITY AND NUTRITION PROGRAM WAS ON DISPLAY AT SPORT’S BIGGEST STAGE.  

A Passion for Ag

ROBERT ELLIOTT OF ROBERTSON COUNTY WAS RECENTLY ELECTED TO SERVE AS CHAIRMAN OF TN’S YOUNG FARMER AND RANCHERS’ STATE COMMITTEE.  

Leadership for Young Farmers

ABOUT 30 OF TENN’S YOUNG FARMERS HAVE JOINED OVER A THOUSAND OF THEIR COUNTERPARTS FROM 40 STATES FOR THE AMERICAN FARM BUREAU’S YOUNG FARMER...

Miss America Knows Value of Farms

ITS NOT EVERYDAY FARMERS GET A SHOW OF SUPPORT FROM SOMEBODY LIKE MISS AMERICA.  BUT BETTY CANTRELL CAN RELATE AND SHE’S SEEKING SUPPORT FROM...

Counting on Young Voices

AFBF PRESIDENT ZIPPY DUVALL MET WITH YOUNG FARMERS & RANCHERS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY GATHERED AT THEIR NATIONAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE IN KANSAS CITY.

Regional Conservation Partnerships

A RECENT ANNOUNCEMENT DEMONSTRATES THE DIVERSE SUPPORT AND SCOPE OF USDA’S REGIONAL CONSERVATION PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM.

A Common Bond for Young Farmers

THIS PAST WEEKEND YOUNG FARMERS FROM ALL CROSS THE NATION GATHERED IN KANSAS CITY FOR THE ANNUAL NATIONAL YOUNG LEADERS CONFERENCE.

Livestock & Poultry Outlook

DR. STEVE MEYER GAVE FARM BUREAU LEADERS A LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY OUTLOOK LAST MONTH DURING THE AFBF CONVENTION.

Cooperative Leadership

THE FUTURE CONTINUES TO BE BRIGHT FOR AG AND RURAL TENNESSEE IF THE RECENTLY HELD TN YOUNG LEADERS CONFERENCE IS ANY INDICATION.  

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