Monthly Archives: March 2018

Agvocating at the Capitol

This week at the state capitol in Nashville, Farm Bureau leaders from across the volunteer state have been meeting with their lawmakers expressing their...

Respecting the Power

Middle Tennessee Electric recently gave a presentation to young farmers using their safety demonstration trailer to highlight the potential hazards with electrical lines in...

State of the Union for Ag

If the experts at USDA’s recent Outlook Forum are right, 2018 will be yet another year of belt tightening by farmers.

Secretary Perdue Visits West TN Farmers

Close to 150 farmers gathered at Richard Jameson’s farm shop in Haywood County this past Saturday for a special visit from U.S. Secretary of...

Getting Closer

It may not feel like it today, but Spring is fast approaching and farmers are gearing up for another crop season.

Supermarkets vs. the World

Our supermarkets are being challenged on a number of fronts by some unlikely competitors. USDA’s Gary Crawford has the story.

Spring Time Means Bee Time

With Spring gearing up, that means soon flowers will be blooming and crops will be in full swing. But it is also a time...

March is Extension Month in Tennessee

This is thr 4th year Tennessee has celebrated Extension month in March and it highlights all Extension does for Tennessee.

Walking Back to the Future

Quite a show for nearly 2000, mostly elementary, kids gathered recently in Shelbyville’s Calsonic Arena for an Equine Education Day for the Tennessee Walking...

Dairy Farmers Looking for Answers

Dairy farmer Caleb Watson and his brother, Josh, of Loudon County were one of ten Tennessee dairies that were recently given a 90-day notice...

Looking to Help Dairy Farmers

Tennessee Commissioner of Agriculture Jai Templeton put together a meeting this week at the Department of Agriculture with other state agencies and organizations to...

Agriculture: Food for Life

This is National Agriculture Week, a time set aside to recognize what many of us refer to as our most important industry.

4-H Branching from their Roots

For the 71st year hundreds of Tennessee 4-Hers this week have been taking part in 4-H Congress.

Celebrating Tennessee Agriculture

Ag Day on the Hill was held at the capitol in Nashville where lawmakers got to see firsthand why agriculture is our state’s number...

4-H Congress Officers Elected

During the 71st Tennessee 4-H Congress, a new Governor, Speaker of the Senate and Speaker of the House were elected to preside over next...

Blue Jackets Flood Gatlinburg

Tennessee’s State FFA Convention is underway in Gatlinburg with students from all across the state descending on the town to compete, showcase and be...

I Can. We Will. FFA.

90TH Tennessee State FFA Convention is underway and for East TN Vice President Kenzie Bastian, it is both a joy and a little bittersweet...

90th State FFA Convention

The newest member of the Tennessee FFA family is Executive Director Josh Bledsoe and at a week on the job, he is at the...

The Future Farmers of America

Over 3000 Tennessee FFA members just concluded their 90th Annual Convention and selected a new slate of officers to lead the organization for the...

Making An Impact in FFA

The Tennessee state FFA convention was recently held in Gatlinburg and FFA’s national Central Region Vice President Piper Merritt was able to attend the...

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