Monthly Archives: August 2018

A Marketing Advantage

The Tennessee Beef Alliance has been a successful marketing effort for Tennessee beef producers for over two decades.

New Growth for the Tennessee Department of Agriculture

David Arnold was appointed as the new Tennessee State Forester for the Department of Agriculture on August 1st.

National Roundtable for Livestock Producers

Members of Congress and other agricultural leaders are gathering in North Carolina today  to denounce frivolous nuisance lawsuits that threaten the livelihood of livestock...

Looking for High Cotton

Tennessee's cotton crop is looking really well says University of Tennessee Cotton and Small Grains Specialist Tyson Raper.

Kitchen Divas a Hit at Summer Celebration

One of the largest gardening shows in the mid-south, the Summer Celebration, held on the grounds of the West Tennessee Research and Education Center,...

Farm Leaders Hear from Senate Candidates

Hundreds of farm leaders attending the Tennessee Farm Bureau Presidents Conference meeting in Franklin got to hear addresses from both U.S. Senate candidates.

Governor Candidates Seeking the Farm Vote

The Democratic and Republican candidates for governor made their appeal to farm leaders during the Tennessee Farm Bureau's Presidents Conference in Franklin.

Sustainability in Beef

Sustainability is a buzz work used a lot these days, but how do you know if something is sustainable for generations to come?

Resiliency is the Answer

Marty Matlock is the Executive Director for the Office of Sustainability at the University of Arkansas Resiliency Center. Matlock recently attended our annual Presidents...

Looking for an Edge in the Field

Several mid-state farmers attended the Farm Journal Yield Tour held at Hutchinson Farms in Murfreesboro.

Farming Economic Snapshot

USDA's annual reports focused on the value of ag land, what producers pay for expenditures, and the amount of cash rent, are now out....

Packing Your Child’s School Lunch? Pack Some Nutrition in it

An expert says if we are packing a school lunch for our kids, we should make sure there's enough nutrition in that lunch. USDA’S...

Grassroots Leadership

Tennessee Farm Bureau policy development meetings have been happening across the state for the past month, where farmers gather to make their voices heard...

Introducing a New Crop

Robert Elliott and his family farm in Robertson County, and thought it might be best to try out a new crop this year -...

Cooperative 101

The Tennessee Council of Cooperatives hosted their annual Cooperative 101 Training at the Farm Bureau headquarters in Columbia, where Dr. Bob Cohen, an ex...

Interest Grows for the Walking Horse

The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration is taking place this week in Shelbyville for their 80th show.

President, USDA Backing our Farmers

It seems the Trump Administration is following up on its promise to take care of the nation's farmers when it comes to trade and...

It’s Hot Now, but Wait a While

According to the latest predictions from the Farmers Almanac, contrary to some stories we've seen on the internet, their forecast shows a very long,...

Expanding the Broadband Reach

Expanding broadband service to rural areas is a priority for many and the recent announcement from Middle Tennessee Electric Cooperative will help several under-served...

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