Monthly Archives: June 2017

Something Special About Ag

The Tennessee Ag in the Classroom program gives teachers state standard aligned lessons to incorporate into their classrooms and this summer Vanderbilt University Ingram...

FSA County Committee Elections

The Farm Service Agency is encouraging ag producers to participate in the County Committee nomination process that has begun and runs through August 1st.

Teaching About Ag

This Summer while most teachers are taking some much-deserved time off, many decided to continue their education by taking part in the National Ag...

Slugging Away

Not always a popular subject to talk about, and for sure this year, West Tennessee farmers wish they weren’t, but unfortunately lots of slug...

Getting a Head Start

This Summer while most teenagers are taking time away from school, there are about 30 high schoolers from all across the state taking part...

Ag Simulator

The mobile AgSimulator lets people experience the feel of a real harvester cab while true ag facts and harvest simulations play. The AgSimulator is available on a limited basis to county Farm Bureau volunteer groups who agree to transport and care for the 16-foot trailer unit. Request to have the AgSimulator at your event by completing this form.

Students help usher in MTSU Creamery’s milk bottling process

Nearly 20 Middle Tennessee State University students wanted to be a part of Wednesday’s formal celebration rolling out bottles of whole white milk and...

WOTUS Public Comment Period Extended

Farm Bureau is urging farmers and ranchers to submit comments to EPA in support of ditching the flawed 2015 WOTUS rule once and for...

Earning the Farmers Trust

The mission of the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance is to earn trust in farmers from consumers.

The Secret Comes Out

The MTSU Creamery went on line officially this week and that means for the first time in nearly 50 years, they will have bottled...

Down to the Final Four

There are now four finalist being interviewed for the job of Dean of the University of Tennessee Extension.

Keeping Weekly Watch on Crops

As the growing season gets going in earnest, there’s more interest in USDA’s effort to bring a weekly crop progress report every Monday.

Teaching Teachers

Getting today’s students to understand where their food comes is the mission of the National Ag in the Classroom Organization.

Modified Curriculum for Students with Disabilities

This is modified curriculum for students with different abilities. Each activity correlates with the book under which it is labeled and includes a title...

Grassroots Advocacy Key to Success of Critical Tax, Regulatory Reforms

The American Farm Bureau Federation says farmers and ranchers need to talk with lawmakers to ensure they understand the importance of regulatory and tax...

Talk the Talk

In today’s world of social media, engaging with everyone, not just those already in your circle, can be difficult. But one company has been...

TN Agriculture: Feeding the Hungry

Most of us are blessed in knowing where our food comes from, so it makes sense that we help those who are hungry be fed...

Representing All Ag

American Farm Bureau president Zippy Duvall travled throughout the Volunteer State recently to visit with farmers and industry leaders to learn more about how...

All About the Farmer

Catherine Gunsbury is Director of Sustainability and Transparency at General Mills and she recently spoke to Farm Bureau communicators from across the country where...

National Leadership Forum

Each year at Harding University in Searcy, AK young leaders from across the country gather for a week-long leadership forum and Tennessee had 50...

4-H Grows True Leaders

What began as a way to give rural youth new agricultural skills has grown into Tennessee’s larges youth development organization.

Ag in the Classroom

With people today so far removed from the farm, teaching our students where their food comes from is more important than ever.

Get More With Milk

Celebrating all things dairy for the month of June.  That’s what several Tennessee 4-Hers will be working on this month across the state as...

Industry Appreciation

Tennessee Livestock Producers is a livestock marketing company that’s been around for nearly a century and recently they held their Industry Partner Day at...

YF&R Fall Tour

Register now for the Fall Agriculture Tour.

Feeding the Hungry

For 30 years its been a mission and her passion to help feed hungry Tennesseans.