Monthly Archives: September 2016

Secure and Reform

Immigration reform and securing the border has been a priority issue for farmers all across the country for some time, and perhaps no where...

Let ’em Walk

The excitement is building in Shelbyville, TN as tomorrow night the 2016 Tennessee Walking Horse World Grand Champion will be named.

A Safer Cookout

It’s almost criminal the number of food related illness cases that come from Labor Day weekend picnics and cookouts.

Unifying and Amplifying Ag’s Voice

American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall was recently in Tennessee to hear from farmers about the challenges they face.

Ag Land Tenure and Transition

Land tenure and transition issues grow as the number of senior producers increase and more new farmers wish to enter the business.

Corn Harvest in Full Swing

While the sun shines, Tennessee farmers have been taking full advantage of the dry conditions to harvest their corn crop.

A Tennessee Tradition

The excitement for the young and old is always evident at the state fair.  And the tradition continues again as the fair opens the...

Grill-Off for Ag

Scott Couch and Stacy Case with FOX 17 TV in Nashville took home the “Champion of Champions” trophy at the Hamburger Grill-Off at the State...

Blue Ribbon Hams for FFA

The top two winning Country Hams were auctioned off for $4600 and $4400 respectfully during the Tennessee State Fair to benefit Tennessee FFA.

3000 Attend AITC Event

The Tenn. State Fair once again hosted what’s considered as the largest one-day event for a Farm Day for Ag in the Classroom.

Celebrity Milking Contest

The Tennessee State Fair Celebrity Milking contest was held this week at the fair as the team of NewsChannel 5’s Cary Clark and State...

Safety First on the Farm

National Farm Safety And Health Week is next week and it covers ways ag producers can protect their greatest legacies – their health and...

Farm Safety: A Legacy to be Proud Of

This week we are celebrating National Farm Safety and Health Week, but even though this is the week we recognize it, safety is something...

Time to Push TPP

A top U.S. trade official says now is the time for farmers to press their lawmakers to pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement

Safety on the Farm

Its National Farm Safety and Health Week and Tennessee Commissioners of Agriculture and Health are reminding all Tennesseans that this time of year is...

Ag Lab Success

Students at Jere Whitson Elementary School in Cookeville are reaping the benefits of their Ag Lab.

Learning from the Source

Rep. Diane Black of Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District continues to make it a priority to meet with and listen to the farmers she represents...

Report Shows Need for Congressional Action on WOTUS

The American Farm Bureau Federation says a Senate report just released highlights the need for Congress to intervene regarding the Waters of the U.S. rule.

UT Ag Meritorious Service Awards

Julius Johnson and Lacy Upchurch were honored at UT’s Ag Day with the Meritorious Service Award.

Learning on the Job

Dr. Tim Cross is now the Interim Chancellor of the University of Tennessee’s Institute of Agriculture.

Waivers to FAA Drone Rule

A new rule for unmanned aerial system use includes waivers and exemptions.

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