Monthly Archives: August 2017

Governor Takes East TN Ag Tour

Some farmers in East Tennessee had the chance to see and speak with Gov. Bill Haslam recently as he and the Commissioner of Agriculture,...

Major Crop Production Report Coming Soon

How big will the corn and soybean crops be? How small will wheat output be? We’ll have a better idea in a few days.

The Roads for Success

We all know just how important our roads and bridges are to daily living, and perhaps no one more so than our farmers.

Back to Class

Ag teacher Lindsey Parham of McKenzie High School is challenged and excited about another school year of teaching her kids about our most important...

A Natural Partnership

A new collaboration between the American Farm Bureau Federation and the National FFA Organization will help prepare agriculture leaders of tomorrow.

Governor Continues Farm Tour

Governor Bill Haslam made farm stops to a Marshall County Dairy this week as part of a day-long ag tour in the mid state.

77th Tennessee Farm Bureau Presidents Conference

County Farm Bureau presidents, board members and ag industry representatives from across Tennessee are in Franklin for the 77th Annual Presidents Conference.

Speaking Up for Ag

Third District Congressman Chuck Fleischmann is in his 7th year of serving as a member of Congress and is always ready to support agriculture.

Tax Reform

A majority of American voters support tax reform, and many support tax changes that would benefit farmers and ranchers.

Rural Roads and Bridges

An update to farmers on the Improve Act road and bridge projects from the Tenn. Department of Transportation.

A Bicentennial Edition

The 200th Edition of the Farmers’ Almanac is out and available everywhere and what a great source of information.

Dept. of Ag Announces New Ag Business Development Grant

Tennessee Department of Agriculture recently announced a new program they are very excited about – the Agriculture Enterprise Fund.

Watching the Farm

From what began in Dyer County and Sheriff Jeff Box, The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Ag Crime Unit is working to try and implement...

Gov. Concludes Ag Tour in West TN

Gov. Bill Haslam has taken three days over the past few weeks to visit farms and ag businesses in the three Grand Divisions of...

The 2017 Ag Census is Coming

The 2017 Ag Census takes place at the end of the year — but if you’re thinking of filing online, there’s a demo on...

Looking to Better Serve

A lot of discussion taking place across farm country these days as Congress gets set to write new farm policy, otherwise known as the...

‘First Peas’ visit from Miss America

Mrs. Mary Tomlin’s third grade class from Fayette Academy in Fayette County got a visit from Miss America after winning the First Peas to...

Checking Off Corn

Many of Tennessee’s corn producers have started and/or getting ready to harvest this year’s crop and many are hoping a corn checkoff can be...

A Catastrophe Like No Other

We’ve all seen the devastating images from Hurricane Harvey and the continued flooding events taking place.  And while rescue efforts have focused on human...

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