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Monthly Archives: November 2019

Small Business Saturday

Everywhere you turn its Black Friday, but we should all remember as well Small Business Saturday.

Thanksgiving on the Farm

Farm families and friends all across our great state will be enjoying their time around the table today or whenever they're able to gather...

Preserving Farm Families’ Livelihood

A new bill just introduced in the House of Representatives will help ease a tax burden on family farms. American Farm Bureau's Micheal Clements...

Getting that Turkey Ready

If you are getting a frozen turkey ready for Thanksgiving, here are some thawing tips that can save time and make things safe.

A Thankful Season

The harvest season is quickly wrapping up for many farmers and Thanksgiving is time to reflect on how thankful they are for another crop...

A Very Affordable Thanksgiving Meal

The American Farm Bureau's Thanksgiving Meal for ten survey shows only a one cent increase.

Find the Holiday Spirit at Tennessee Christmas Tree Farms

NASHVILLE –There is nothing quite like going to the farm to pick out the perfect Christmas tree, but that’s not all you will find...

Investing in the Future

Farm Credit Mid-America and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville have partnered up to create the Farm Credit Scholars program for college students on...

Second Round of MFP Payments Coming

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced the second round of Market Facilitation Program payments will begin for farmers nationwide this week. USDA News Release

Celebrating Tennessee Ag Literacy Week

Tennessee agriculture industry leaders have established Tennessee Agricultural Literacy Week as November 17-23, 2019. Tennessee Ag Literacy Week focuses on connecting volunteers from the agricultural...

Literacy for Our Most Important Industry

This week is designated as Tennessee Ag Literacy Week.  The premise is to get volunteers, and in many cases, farmers, to visit their local...

Looking for Answers

Another blow to the state's dairy farms as Dean Foods announced they are filing for bankruptcy, which effects at least 77 dairy farms here...

What Tennessee Farm Bureau Members Should Consider Regarding Dean Foods Bankruptcy

Southern Foods Group, LLC d/b/a Dean Foods (“Dean Foods”) has filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District...

Farmer Veterans Throughout Tennessee

A lot of celebrations the past few days for our veterans and rightfully so.  According to the Census of Agriculture there are more than...

Dean Foods Company Initiates Voluntary Reorganization with New Financial Support from...

DALLAS, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Dean Foods Company (NYSE: DF) (“Dean Foods” or the “Company”) today announcedthat it and substantially all of its...

More Than Just Veterans Day

Today is Veterans Day, an extremely important day to remember those that have served and are serving.  But its also the birthday of one...

Tennessee Pork Producers Association Hosts Annual Activities

All Tennessee pork producers who pay into the Pork Checkoff are stakeholders in the TN Pork Producers Association and are encouraged to attend the...

A Great Harvest Winding Down

So far, this harvest season has been one of the best for many Tennessee row crop farmers. Crop Progress and Condition

2020 STEM Workshops for Middle School Teachers

The Tennessee Foundation for AITC is hosting a 1-day Science Inservice for middle school teachers this May.

Congressman Phil Roe Receives Friend of Farm Bureau Award

County Farm Bureau leaders recently gathered from all corners of the 1st Congressional District to show appreciation to Congressman Phil Roe for his dedicated...

A Panel Perspective of the Farm Economy

A panel of economic experts recently offered their thoughts on the current farm economy, and some trends going forward.

A Friend of Farm Bureau

Congressman Dr. Phil Roe of the 1st District of Tennessee recently met with Farm Bureau leaders to discuss issues important to the farm community.

High Cotton For Sure

Tennessee cotton farmers are enjoying this year's harvest, many saying its one of their best crops.

Blue Jackets Travel to Indy

It's that time of year, a time when FFA blue corduroy jackets flood the streets of Indianapolis, Indiana for National FFA Convention.