Yearly Archives: 2017
The Tennessee Council of Cooperatives recently held their annual Young Leaders Conference and Drew McClanahan from Humphreys County was a first time attendee.
Tennessee Speaker of the House Beth Harwell was a keynote speaker recently at the Tennessee Council of Co-ops Young Leaders Conference held in Franklin.
This weekend hundreds of young farmers and rural cooperative representatives from across the state are gathering for their annual Tennessee Young Leaders conference.
Dr. Tim Cross, Chancellor of the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, gave an update to lawmakers on the Land Grant’s progress and budget...
Tennessee Commissioner of Agriculture Jai Templeton presenting his budget this week to the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.
Rep. Curtis Halford is chairing once again the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee during the 110th Tennessee General Assembly.
TWRA Executive Director Ed Carter believes the partnership between the agency and farmers across the state is stronger than ever.
New NCBA President Craig Uden of Nebraska says record crowd attends cattle industry convention and trade show in Nashville.
For many of us, Super Bowl Sunday is a big deal, with lots and lots of food. But too often many folks end up...
For the past 16 years, young adults in West Tennessee have been taking part in what is referred to as Ag Star.
Gov. Bill Haslam as announced the Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act as part of his legislative package he will send to the Tenn. General Assembly.
New water management survey going out from UT Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics to about 5000 row crop producers in middle and west Tennessee.
Knoxville-based start-up company, Grow Bio Plastics didn’t win the Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge this year, but it was a great opportunity to show...
Positive reactions from the farm community over the selection of Sonny Perdue to be the next Secretary of Agriculture.
Dr. Pat Westhoff, Director of the Food and Ag Policy Research Instititute at the University of Missouri, gave a not so encouraging outlook for...
During a break-out session at the American Farm Bureau annual meeting, farmers learned how to better engage consumers to share the ag story.
Farm Bureau leaders attending the American Farm Bureau annual meeting talk about why they are Farm Bureau Proud.
Young farmer Matt Niswander of Lawrence County was named the winner of the American Farm Bureau’s Young Farmer and Rqancher Discussion Meet during the...
We all know its cold and many of us take extra precautions with our pets, and that’s not says farmers don’t do anything for...
Just barely into the new year and farmers and analysts are already looking ahead to figure out possible plans for spring planting.