Monthly Archives: February 2019

Securing Ag Labor

The American Farm Bureau Federation says legislation introduced by a U.S. Representative from California would start a dialogue on Capitol Hill about agriculture labor...

FFA Traveling Far and Wide

Abigail McConnell of the Munford FFA Chapter is excited about her trip this summer with a program called "Go FFA."

A Snapshot of Our Farms

Some characteristics of family farms from an economic and commodity perspective are part of the focus of an annual USDA report. Rod Bain tells...

Dairy Farmers Fighting Strong

Dairy farmers across Tennessee and the country are experiencing tough times.

Farm Bill Example

Recently, long-time Senator Pat Roberts, who is chairman of the Senate Ag Committee, told Farm Bureau leaders that he hopes his colleagues can work...

U.S. Jobs Report Shows Continued Growth, Good for Agriculture

The most recent monthly jobs report showed an employment gain around the country. That's good news for the entire economy, including agriculture. Chad Smith...

Adding Value to Tennessee Cattle

Tennessee Livestock Producers is Tennessee Farm Bureau's oldest service company, started in 1932 as a marketing cooperative.

Preparing Your Tax Returns

It may be odd to many, but most of us should have an easier time filing our taxes this year.

A Growing Threat to the Deer Population

Tennessee wildlife officials gave updates this week to state lawmakers about the situation in Southwest Tennessee where Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has now been...

Connecting Farms to Wildlife

U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue was back in Tennessee attending the National Wild Turkey Federation's annual meeting and talking about the strong connection of...

Up to Here in Mud

The wet, cold and muddy conditions seem almost too extreme this year for our cattle farmers.

FFA Travels the Volunteer State

It's National FFA Week and that means the Tennessee FFA state officers are celebrating by traveling across the state during their annual Goodwill Tour.

Chance of a Lifetime

High school students from across the state had the opportunity to attend an agricultural career panel as part of Ag Night at the University...

Searching for Answers

Beekeepers in Tennessee and across the country continue to struggle with the health of one of our most important insects.

Flooding Across the State

Roads and schools are closed and events have been cancelled all across Tennessee this week as folks continue to deal with the effects of...

Trying to Stay on Dry Ground

The recent floods forced cattle producers in boats to round up their animals.

Ringing the Bell for Ag

Governor Bill Lee addressed more than 600 farm leaders yesterday in Nashville as he attended the Farm Bureau's Bell Ringer Country Dinner.

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