Monthly Archives: June 2018

Working for that Goal

During the June Dairy Month Kickoff Luncheon former Tennessee Titan NFL football player George Wilson helped to inspire the Tennessee 4-H students attending with...

Educating our Future

Teachers from across the state attended a training to learn new interactive ways to teach their students.

Future Leader in the FFA

As National FFA Convention is approaching, Tennessee has selected their 2018 National FFA Officer Candidate.

It’s Still Nature’s Most Perfect Food

Denise Jones of the Dairy Alliance says despite all the challenges the dairy industry is under, there’s still no denying the health benefits of...

Preparing the Future

While most kids are out of school for the Summer break, there are some teachers already prepping for the return to the classroom by...

Shooting Hunger

Hundreds show up in Carroll County for the 2nd Annual Shooting Hunger event to benefit hunger relief in Tennessee.

Lone Oaks Dream

Lone Oaks Farm is continuing to take shape into becoming a premier 4-H Conference Center.

Ripe for Harvest

Farmers across Tennessee have been busy this Spring planting corn, cotton and soybeans.  They’re also now looking to harvest their winter wheat crop.

4-H Fun at Academic Conference

While it may not sound like a lot of fun attending an academic conference in the Summer for Jr. High students, it was for...

Getting Closer to a New Farm Bill

There could be more movement this week in Congress for the nation's farm policy.

Helping our Bees and Pollinators

This week we are celebrating National Pollinator Week. USDA's Gary Crawford has more.

Field Day brings Producers and Residents Together

The 10th Annual Fruits of the Backyard Field Day was held at the Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center.

Melon Pride

Northern Middle Tennessee has gained a new cooperative strictly for melon farmers. Melon Pride Cooperative is made up of farmers from Robertson County and...

House Passes Farm Bill

The House reconsidered and then proceeded to narrowly pass their Farm Bill with a vote of 213-211 Thursday afternoon.

Learning in the Summer

The Tennessee Governor's School for the Agricultural Sciences hosted at the University of Tennessee at Martin is half-way through their 2018 summer term.

A Fresh Look at GMOs

A Fresh Look is a farmer founded campaign made up of farmers across the U.S. who want to help answer the questions and concerns...

Prices Down. Positive Outlooks.

U.S. agriculture's financial health is dependent on exports. As a country, we export 50% of major crops, 70% of fruit and 25% of pork....

It’s Fair Time in Tennessee

As July approaches, so does fair season. This means your county fairgrounds will be hosting their annual fair, which includes a host of activities...

Utilizing New Technology

As everyone in society continues to embrace technology to stay up-to-date on all the latest information and trends, farmers are doing the same.

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