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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Tax Reform Looks Good for Farmers

President Trump speaking to supporters in Indiana this week with a promise of drastic tax cuts to help the middle class, and in particular...

TN Farms set to a’Maze’ Us

Fall is definitely here and so too are the many agritourism operations across Tennessee ready to share the good times on the farm.

TFBF State Convention 2017

More than 1,500 farmers from across the state will gather in Cool Springs Dec. 3-5 for the purpose of developing policy for 2018, electing...

Crop Harvest Looking Really Good

Tennessee farmers are continuing to see good results from their growing season as harvest really picks up for corn, soybeans and now cotton.

Economics Behind an Animal Disease Outbreak Response Plan

What are some of the things a livestock or poultry producer should consider when putting an animal disease preparation and response plan in writing?...

Corn Harvest Moving On

Corn harvest for Tennessee farmers has reached the half way point and good yields are being reported.

Seconds Matter

Carroll County farmer Hal Eason says everybody needs to think about farm safety constantly, no matter the task.

Road Safety for Farmers

What are some ways farmers can help prevent road collision accidents between ag equipment and motor vehicles?

Bragging Rights for Another Year

If you haven’t been to the State Fair this week, you should.  There’s a lot of great things to do and see, especially when...

How to Prevent Collisions with Farm Equipment

It’s officially harvest season and drivers need to watch out for farm equipment on roadways and learn ways to avoid a potential accident. USDA’s...

Tennessee’s Largest Agriculture Classroom

Nearly 1000 students from across the state gathered at the Tennessee State Fair to learn about where their food comes from and why farmers...

Quite a Ham for the FFA

At the Tennessee State Fair every year, one of the many traditional competitions is over the Grand Champion Country Ham.  Two of the top...

Memories at the Fair

A lot of special moments for folks attending the Tennessee State Fair in Nashville, especially for the livestock shows.

2018 Farm Bill Resources

One issue we know is facing the farm community and Farm Bureau is the 2018 Farm Bill. No doubt, many of us are not...

Tennessee State Fair Opens

Tennessee Proud is the theme for this year’s state fair and there is a lot to be proud of this year.

Farmers Looking for Relief in Tax Reform

As Congress sets its sights on tax reform this month, farmers and ranchers are urging them to provide tax relief.

A Long Road Back

March 4th, 2017 is a day Trevor Ferguson and his father won’t soon forget.  That’s the day avian influenza was positively identified in their...

Harvey Affects Tennessee Farmers

Hurricane Harvey battered Texas and parts of Louisiana, but its reach was felt even here in Tennessee with damage to crops from heavy wind...

Let ‘Em Walk On

A Tennessee tradition like no other will conclude tomorrow night in Shelbyville at the 79th Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration.