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Monthly Archives: February 2020

Preparing for the Future

Scott Caine, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Aimpoint Research, recently spoke to Tennessee Farm Bureau members about what the company is...

Lead USDA Attorney from a Tenn. Farm

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's head attorney is Obion County's own, Stephen Vaden.

Priorities Raised for Rural Tennessee

Gov. Bill Lee's State of the State address on Monday highlighted many of his initiatives to building a stronger rural Tennessee.

UT Extension Hosts Grain Conference

The University of Tennessee Extension hosted the West Tennessee Grain and Soybean Producers Conference recently in Dyersburg.

Help on the Way, Hopefully

Gov. Bill Lee's budget proposal would help restore funding for additional Extension Agents in some of our rural counties.

Tennessee’s New Executive Director for FSA

After serving as Executive Director for Giles County's Farm Service Agency for the past 34 years, the Trump Administration has named Mike Mayfield as...

Working to Close the Urban-Rural Divide

The Foundation for Agriculture is leading the way in educating consumers about modern farming.

Rural Tourism

Tennessee's Commissioner of Tourist Development, Mark Ezell, appeared recently before the State Senate's Energy, Agriculture and Natural Resources committee to discuss more about their...

A Penny A Bushel Adds Up

The Tennessee Corn Promotion Board has collected $900,000 from the corn checkoff so farm since March of 2019.

Chronic Wasting Disease a Continued Concern

We've been hearing about the Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) for about a year now, and it continues to be a concern.

Prepping for a New Crop Season

Its still February but that doesn't mean farmers aren't thinking a lot about planting season that will begin within the next month or so.

A Passion for Ag Education

Its national FFA Week and the more than 14,000 members in Tennessee will be taking time out to celebrate this all important youth organization...

Young Leaders in Agriculture

The Tennessee Young Leaders Conference was held recently in Franklin where the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation's Young Farmers and Ranchers co-sponsored the event with...

Conservation Today for a Better Tennessee Tomorrow

Members of the Tennessee Association of Conservation Districts have been holding their 76th Annual meeting in Franklin this week.

Improving the Cattle Industry

Attendees to the Tennessee Young Leaders Conference had an incredible opportunity to hear from a true influencer and inspiration to many in agriculture and...

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