Monthly Archives: July 2018

TN Farm Bureau Applauds Senate Passage of Farm Bill

With the recent passage by the Senate of the Farm Bill, the legislation moves closer to the finish line. AFBF's Michael Clements has the...

Renewable Energy Opportunity for Farmers

The Southeast Tennessee Resource Conservation and Development Council has teamed up with Ensave to offer free renewable energy assessments to Tennessee farmers and rural...

4th of July Picnic Tips

When we cook outside for the Fourth of July, what are the biggest mistakes many of us make? USDA's Gary Crawford has the story.

Tobacco’s Hope for the Future

If we flashback to April of this year, we remember an announcement from Alliance One on their decision to not purchase some 5,000 acres...

Tennessee Jr. Sheep Expo

Hundreds of 4-H and FFA members are showing off their skills and sheep at the Tennessee Jr Livestock Expo Sheep events in Cookeville.

Getting More for Our Corn

All across Tennessee, corn farmers have been benefiting from scattered rain showers and they also hope to benefit later this summer from a vote...

Farming Forever

Farming land for food has been part of life for as long as any of us can remember. Farming provides us with food, clothing...

Superbowl for Agriculture Teachers

800 Career and Technical Education teachers have gathered in Nashville for their annual Institute for CTE Educators. This is the first conference of the...

Kicking Off Our Policy Development Meetings

Farm Bureau is a grassroots organization where our members direct our policy, and one way we are able to do this is through our...

The Weather Challenge

It seems every year we have a different weather pattern moving across our farms and this year, again, no different.

Protecting the Future

Making sure agriculture's future has farmers coming on to tend to the land and livestock, Farm bureau at the local, state and national level...

Empowering Young Farmers

Tennessee young farmers between 18-35 are headed to Columbia this weekend to the headquarters of the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation for the Young Farmer...

Crops Better than Average

For Tennessee row crop farmers, summer rains have been plentiful for the most part.

Teal’s Named Young Farmers of the Year

A.J. and Valerie Teal of Coffee County have won the Tennessee Farm Bureau's Young Farmer and Rancher Achievement award for 2018.  

USDA Announces $12 Billion in Trade Assistance

AG Secretary Sonny Perdue announced plans this week to assist farmers in response to trade damage from unjustified retaliation.

Tennessee 4-H Round Up

375 4-H members from across the state are gathered at the University of Tennessee at Martin for the Tennessee 4-H Round Up and All...

Milan No-Till Field Day

It is the 30th anniversary of Milan's No-Till Field Day and new technologies for farmers is still the goal.

Discussing Important Agricultural Issues

The Collegiate Discussion Meet was held for students from several universities across the state to compete in. The state winner was Coty Vannoy from...

Blessed to Serve

University of Tennessee President Dr. Joe DiPietro attended the Milan No Till Field day and reflects on his job of overseeing the statewide university...

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