Monthly Archives: December 2017

New Year Just Around the Corner

With the New Year coming up fast, it seems like a great time to see what happens on the farm during this holiday.

Shooting for the Win

Robert and Lindsay Elliott are Tennessee’s Excellence in Agriculture competitors at the American Farm Bureau Convention coming up here in a couple weeks and...

Tennessee Ag in 2017

When you look back on Tennessee agriculture in 2017, one of the top stories would have to be the outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian...

Country Ham Winner

In our winter issue of Tennessee Home and Farm Magazine, we had a drawing for a country ham to be won by a lucky...

Christmas on the Farm

Today that magical day for many of us as we celebrate Christmas with friends and family, and out on the farm they’ll tell you,...

A Tax Cut Gift for Farmers

The tax overhaul passed by Congress this week will result in lower taxes paid by the vast majority of farmers and ranchers. Micheal Clements...

President Trump to Address Farmers in Nashville

President Donald Trump is scheduled to address farmers and ranchers gathered at the American Farm Bureau’s 99th annual meeting next month in Nashville.

President Trump to Address Farm Bureau Members in January at Conv....

Donald J. Trump, the 45th president of the United States, will address farm and ranch families from across the nation at the American Farm...

Shop Local for Unique & Memorable Gifts

As Christmas rushes ever closer, you may be frantically looking for that special gift on your list – look no further than local farms...

Last Minute Gift for the Farmer in Your Life

If you have a farmer in your life,  you know how hard it is to buy them anything…but the Pick TN Conference has the...

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.

Earning the Farmer’s Trust

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

Avoiding Potential Potluck Problems

It’s holiday time and many churches, businesses and other groups are hosting potluck dinners. Gary Crawford reports on how to keep them safe for...

Ag Trade Vital to All

The story of ag trade is quite a success for American and Tennessee farmers says Sara Lilygren, president of Farmers for Free Trade.

Passion for Sharing the Story of Ag

Farm Bureau leaders talk about why its important to have a united voice of agriculture.

Extension Still Vital to All

The University of Tennessee Extension Service is still the one place that farmers and all consumer can go to get the information they need...

Washington County Farmer Re-elected as President to Nation’s Largest Farm Bureau

More than 1,500 farmers from across the state gathered in Franklin December 3-5 for the purpose of developing policy for 2018, electing leadership for...

Farm Leaders Ready for the New Year

Farm Bureau leaders from all across Tennessee have just completed their 96th annual meeting where they adopted resolutions and re-elected Jeff Aiken as president...

Support for our Number One Industry

Gov. Bill Haslam addressing farm leaders gathered in Franklin this week for their 96th annual meeting.

Farm Bureau Leaders Gathered in Franklin

The 96th Tennessee Farm Bureau Convention and Annual Meeting is underway in Williamson County as farm leaders from all across the state are attending.

County Farm Bureaus Honored with Pinnacle Partnership Award

Franklin, Tennessee - Sunday, December 3, 2017 - During the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation’s 96th annual convention at Franklin’s Cool Springs Marriott, twelve county...

Grainger County Farm Bureau Wins Horizon Award

Franklin, TN - Sunday, December 3, 2017 - During the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation’s 96th annual convention at Franklin’s Cool Springs Marriott, Grainger County...

County Farm Bureaus Honored with Presidents Awards

Franklin, Tennessee - December 3, 2017 - During the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation’s 96th annual convention at Franklin’s Cool Springs Marriott, eighteen county Farm...

2017 Census of Agriculture Gets Underway

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) starts mailing the 2017 Census of Agriculture to the nation's producers this week....

The Impact of Opioid Abuse in Rural America

The American Farm Bureau Federation and National Farmers Union are calling for dialogue and action after a survey reveals the massive impact of the...