Monthly Archives: May 2016

Trying New Foods

ARE YOU AFRAID TO TRY NEW FOODS?  THERE ARE LOTS OF NEW FRUITS AND VEGETABLES OUT THERE, BUT MANY OF US ARE RELUCTANT TO...

Strawberry Time

NO DOUBT ONE OF THE SWEETEST TREASURES THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE FRESH STRAWBERRIES AND THANKS TO COOPERATION FROM MOTHER NATURE AND SOME HARD...

Farm Bureau Seeks Rural Entrepreneurs

THE AMERICAN FARM BUREAU WILL ONCE AGAIN HOLD THEIR RURAL ENTRPRENEURSHIP CHALLENGE.

That Sinking Feeling

IF YOU HAVE THAT SINKING FEELING LIKE YOU HAVE THE FLU, IT MIGHT NOT BE FROM A FLU VIRUS, IT MAY BE FROM YOUR...

Farm Bureau Leaders Advocate on Capitol Hill

THROUGHOUT THE YEAR FARMERS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY, INCLUDING HERE IN TENNESSEE, HEAD TO THE NATION’S CAPITOL TO VISIT WITH MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO...

Ag Science

WHEN GLYNDAR HASKIN WAS VISITING FARMS IN TENN RECENTLY, SHE HAD ONE OF THOSE ‘AHA’ MOMENTS WHEN IT CLICKED FOR HER THAT HER PRECONCIEVED...

Learning to Teach

NATE REPETZ WILL GRADUATE WITH A DEGREE IN AG EDUCATION AND HE AND 6 OTHER STUDENTS FROM PENN STATE UNIVERSITY HAVE BEEN TRAVELING IN...

TPP Would Boost Ag Exports

ECONOMIC ANALYSIS BY THE AMERICAN FARM BUREAU INDICATES THE TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP IS A NET POSITIVE FOR U.S. AGRICULTURE.

School Plant Sales

HIGH SCHOOL AGRICULTURE PROGRAMS ACROSS THE STATE GROW AND SELL GARDEN AND LANDSCAPING PLANTS IN THE SPRING AND DANIEL BOONE HIGH SCHOOL IN EAST...

Cotton Planters Rolling

3RD GENERATION FAYETTE COUNTY FARMER BOB WALKER SAYS THEY ARE APPROACHING COMPLETION OF THE 3000 ACRES OF COTTON HE AND HIS BROTHER WILL PLANT...

Eager to Serve

20 YEAR OLD COOKEVILLE NATIVE AMY MORGAN IS COUNTING DOWN THE DAYS UNTIL  A GRUELING PROCESS OF INTERVIEWS WILL BEGIN FOR HER AS SHE...

EPA’s Water Rule Still Upsetting to Farmers

Tennessee Congressman Scott Desjarlais speaking at a House Agriculture Subcommittee meeting on how the Environmental Protection Agency’s Waters of the U.S. Rule will impact...

TLP Industry Partner Day

Tennessee Livestock Producers recently had an industry partner and customer appreciation day at their Columbia Livestock Center.

Get Ready to Fire Up the Grill

The Tennessee Beef Industry Council is a great resource for summer recipes and more for the grill.

A Survey on Honey Bee Colonies

What are some of the findings of a first-of-its-kind USDA survey on honey bee colonies?

Early Beans Going in Fast

For soybean farmers like Alan Meadows of Lauderdale County, the past few days have been ideal for planting this year’s crop.

The Roots of Success

TN’S Commissioner of Economic and Community Development Randy Boyd traveled with Gov. Bill Haslam this spring on a recruiting trip of sorts to Asia.

Tomato Time in Tennessee

East Tennessee’s Renea Rogers is at least thankful right now that she has the migrant help she needs to begin planting her tomato crop.

Thankful for Service

This Memorial Day should remind us all of the freedoms we enjoy thanks to those that paid that ultimate sacrifice.

Safety Comes First

Robertson County Farmer, Buddy Bryant, says highway safety must be a top priority for both farmers driving their farm equipment and those they are trying to...

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