Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Push for TPP

USDA acting Deputy Secretary Michael Scuse met with farmers and other business leaders to discuss the administration’s position and the benefits of passage of...

Happy Fourth of July

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual summer cookout survey finds popular food items remain priced near last year’s levels.

Ag at the Voting Polls

As the upcoming election approaches, it’s time to be thinking about what candidate has agriculture best in mind. State Representative Sabi’ Kumar shares more...

Go FFA

The Tennessee Go FFA program has been thriving for the past several years, allowing high school FFA members the chance to experience agriculture outside...

Economic Analysis for the Future

Dr. Aaron Smith, Professor at the University of Tennessee shares about a study him and his students are completing for East Tennessee agriculture.

Commissioner Templeton Meets with Farmers

Commissioner of Agriculture, Jai Templeton, recently met with farmers in East Tennessee to discuss agricultural issues facing the region.

Labeling Law on the Horizon

What is the current status of a new labeling law for genetically engineered food products?

The Same but Different

Farmers across Tennessee weighing in on how the rain has or has not hit their farms so far this season.  

It’s Cattle Show Time

The Tennessee Junior Beef Expo is winding down after a successful week for many 4-H and FFA members.

A Family Affair

On her last Junior Beef Expo, Loudon County’s Emily Ivey captured the prize that she’s worked so hard for, the Supreme Champion Heifer.

Miss America Visits a TN Farm

Recently Miss America teamed up with the American Farm Bureau and their book First Peas to the Table.  

Leadership Training Camp

State FFA President Makenzie Clark is one of the hosts of FFA camp this summer as she and her state officer team are leading...

Farmers Believe in GMOs

As Tennessee farmers put their hopes on a good growing season for their crops like corn and soybeans, they’re hoping the rest of the...

A Passion for Farming

Farming gets in your blood and there’s no better way to describe that passion for Tennessee Young Farmers & Ranchers.

Governors School for the Ag Sciences

The Tennessee Governors School for the Agricultural Sciences has ended for the summer, but the students who attended were definitely challenged and changed.

Farmers Outreach

Young Farmers gathered this past weekend for the Tennessee Farm Bureau’s Young Farmer Summer Conference in Columbia. They participated in a service project with...

Young Farmer Success

Jay and Alice Ann Yeargin have been named the Tennessee Farm Bureau’s Young Farmer and Rancher Achievement award winners for 2016.

Representative Black Depends on Farmers

Representative Diane Black, who represents the state’s 6th Congressional District, recently met with Farm Bureau Leaders in Lebanon to discuss the issues.

Rural Votes Count

With the 2016 political season now ready to further escalate into the primary elections and then the general election, the American Farm Bureau has...

Representing Farmers in Washington

Tennessee’s 3rd Congressional District stretches from Chattanooga to LaFollette, and Representative Chuck Fleischmann says its important for him to hear directly from farmers about...

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