Monthly Archives: January 2018

Cattlemen Name Gresham Legislator of the Year

The Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association recognized Senator Delores Gresham as their legislator of the year.

Success for Tennessee Cattlemen

The Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association just held their 33RD annual convention and trade show in Murfreesboro and by all accounts was a big success.

2018 AFBF Convention

2017 TFBF Convention

Treemendous Opportunity

John McFadden is CEO of the TN Environmental Council and this year they have a goal of planting 250,000 trees in one day on...

First Ever UT Basketball Ag Night

Tennessee Farm Bureau and TN Farmers Cooperative recently teamed up to host the first ever UT Basketball agriculture night and careers panel discussion on...

Trading Power

Farm Bureau members are looking to NAFTA talks to create even better trade opportunities.

Ag Committee Hears from Ag Department

Tennessee’s Commissioner of Agriculture Jai Templeton appeared before the state House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee this week to give an overview of the...

Coming Together to End Opioid Epidemic

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has announced a comprehensive plan to end the opioid epidemic and the nation’s two largest farming organizations have announced a...

The Feed Must Go On

Governor Bill Haslam has issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency that waives hours of service for livestock and poultry drivers.

Research Expanding for Organics At Agricenter

The 1000-acre campus of Agricenter International just outside of Memphis will soon include in its arsenal of tools, an Organic Resource Center.

99th American Farm Bureau Convention Highlights

So much transpired during the 99th American Farm Bureau Convention that we created this special page with links to pictures, articles, audio and video...

Farmers Celebrate 2017 Victories

As a new year gets underway, farmers and ranchers have several victories to celebrate from 2017.

Jr Hog Success

The interest continues to stay strong for Tennessee’s Junior Livestock shows.  The latest success comes from the state Jr. Market Hog show held at...

Lawrence County YF&R 1st Annual Cattle Jackpot Show

- YFR Livestock show flyer 2018 - Registration is $35/head before March 14, 2018 or $45/head after March 14, 2018 -Heifer and steer classes based...

A Strong Voice for Farm Bureau Retiring

After 31 years on the job, the American Farm Bureau’s Mary Kay Thatcher is set to retire at the end of this month.

Farm Bureau Policy Agenda Set for 2018

Besides the excitement around President Trump attending the American Farm Bureau convention in Nashville this week, there were other important business items to tend...

4-H, FFA Members Meet the President

Two Tennessee agriculture youth leaders got the chance of a lifetime to meet President Donald Trump.

Tennessee Shines During 99th American Farm Bureau Convention

January 9, 2018 – Nashville, TN – Nearly 7,500 farmers from across the country attended the 99th American Farm Bureau Convention held at the...

Tennessee Farm Bureau Shines

Tennessee Farm Bureau and it’s members were recognized with top awards during the American Farm Bureau convention in Nashville.

President Trump Praises our Most Important Industry

President Donald Trump is the first President in over 25 years to address the American Farm Bureau.

Huge Spotlight on Our Most Important Industry

Regardless of your politics, today is a special day for Tennessee and American agriculture as President Donald Trump is scheduled to speak with farmers...

Farm Bureau Leaders and the President Coming to Tennessee

Over 6000 farmers and ranchers from across the country are heading to Opryland this weekend for the American Farm Bureau’s 99th annual convention, and...

Getting a Head Start

This next week, thousands of the nation’s farmers will be coming to Tennessee for the American Farm Bureau’s 99th Annual meeting and many row...

Extreme Measures

The arctic blast that’s gripped most of the country continues and livestock owners are encouraged to continue taking measures to ensure their animals are...

Fayette, Hardeman, Lauderdale, Haywood and Tipton County Extension Offices Advanced Master...

This meeting will be held at Lone Oaks Farm, 10000 Lake Hardeman Rd. Middleton, TN starting at 4:00 p.m. on February 22, 2018. The...

Fayette and Tipton County Extension Offices Master Horse Program

This meeting will be held at The University of Memphis; Millington Campus, 6500 Navy Road, Millington, TN starting at 3:00 p.m. on February 15,...

Fayette County Extension Office Irrigation Meeting

This meeting will be held at Rube Rhea’s farm shop-15480 Hwy 64 S. Somerville, TN 38068 starting at 5:00 p.m. Tennessee Tractor will discuss...

Farmer’s Resolve

As we get right into a new year, perhaps more so than any other group, our farmers are looking forward to a better year...

Happy New Year

As the New  Year kicks off, it always seems appropriate to look forward and not only set goals for the upcoming year, but see...