Celebrating 100 Years of the Tennessee Farm Bureau

Monthly Archives: September 2019

Improving Trade Agreements Vital for Farmers

The recently announced U.S.-Japan trade deal and the potential for USMCA passage before the end of the year are bright spots on the agricultural...

Urban FFA Chapters Making a Difference

The Oakland High School FFA Chapter in Murfreesboro is one of many chapters with a predominantly urban setting.

A Place to Turn

Farmers have had it tough over the last several years and the Farm Service Agency is a place they can turn to for information,...

On the Mooove

The Tennessee State Fair kicks off with the 2019 theme "On the Mooove."

What a Ham!

The Tennessee FFA Country Ham breakfast was another big success this week at the Tennessee State Fair.

An East Tennessee Hamburger Grill-Off

At the kickoff of the Tennessee Valley Fair in Knoxville, Meteorologist  Cassie Nall and Todd Howell of WBIR TV took the honors of Best...

The State Fair’s Future

Election day for the Mayor of Nashville and both candidates showed their support of the ag industry at a forum during the annual FFA...

All About the Farm at the Fair

At the State Fair and Tennessee Valley Fair, over 2000 elementary kids got to experience the farm up close as they had field days...

A Lot of Pull

During the Tennessee State Fair, state lawmakers participate with Nashville television personalities in the annual Cow Milking contest.

WOTUS Repeal a Win for Farmers

The American Farm Bureau Federation says repealing the 2015 WOTUS rule is a victory for clean water and clear rules.

Harvest on Go

Tennessee row crop farmers are taking advantage of the dry weather and getting their crops harvested, especially corn, soybeans, and even a little cotton.

Farm Safety at Harvest and Year Round

This time of year throughout Tennessee a lot of extra traffic on our roadways should rmeind us all about safe driving practices.

One of Our Most Dangerous Occupations

This week is National Farm Safety and Health Week, where folks across the country are bringing awareness to some of the dangers of farming....

Southern 4-H’ers Making the Best Better

Close to 400 4-H'ers have recently attended the 15th Annual Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference at the Clyde York 4-H Center in Crossville.

Driving Rural Prosperity

USDA's Rural Development is helping to build a youth center in Meigs County through a substantial grant from the Community Facilities Direct Loan program. USDA...

Finally a Little Rain, But Still Extremely Dry

While some areas of the state finally got some rain, its still critically dry throughout Tennessee, and its been hard on cattle producers.

Favorite Field Trip of the Year

Every year Jefferson County holds their annual Farm Day where more than 500 students attend to learn more about where their food comes from.

Urban FFA Chapters Making a Difference

The Future Farmers of America has been around and an important part of vocational education in our high schools for nearly 100 years, and...

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