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Monthly Archives: March 2020

Getting More Focused

The calendar turns to March and Tennessee row crop farmers are starting to really focus in on the 2020 planting season.

Sustaining Our Water Resources

Tennessee is blessed to have abundant water resources and that's why officials in West Tennessee hold their annual West Tennessee Water Symposium.

Picking Up the Pieces

The early morning hours of March 3rd won't soon be forgotten for many Tennesseans along that tornado path that stretched from Benton to Putnam...

Tornado Impact of Farmers

Devastation from the tornado storms that hit middle Tennessee earlier this week continues.  

Staying Safe on the Farm

During Agriculture Safety Awareness Week, here are some tips for farmers to help them stay safe when working in and around their grain bins.

Addressing Water Quality Issues

Water quality initiatives supported by USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service recently provided funding for specific watershed projects.

Stars Shining for Ag

Since 2001, hundreds of West Tennesseans  have participated in the a leadership class known as Ag Star.

TSU Research Farm Hit Hard

Tennessee State University's Research and Education Farm just off their main campus in Nashville took a direct hit from last week's tornado outbreak.

Rural Response to COVID-19

As we all know, the Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has become a major concern for Tennesseans.

Cattle Markets Taking Hit from Coronavirus

Unprecedented times for all of us as we deal with not only life and death effects of the coronavirus, but how its affecting business.

Flattening the Curve

Gov. Bill Lee is giving daily updates on the coronavirus and encouraging every way possible to stop gathering and slow down the spread.

Staying Optimistic

State Representative Rusty Grills of Newbern in Dyer County is serving in his first term in the Tennessee General Assembly and this is not...

Farmers Rising to Occasion

Farmers on this first day of Spring are dealing with the coronavirus like everyone else, but they're facing different challenges.

Still Farming

Farmers from one end of the state to the other are trying, like the rest of us, to make some sense of the coronavirus...

Caution Like Never Before, Even in Rural TN

The coronavirus outbreak should have everyone mindful of the impact its having on daily life, even in our rural areas, where populations are not...

Recognizing Their Job Everyday

Today was supposed to be a big celebration for National Ag Day, but farmers are just hopeful to slow the spread of the coronavirus...

Making the Most Out of Unprecedented Times

Tennessee Extension, 4-Hers and staff are attempting to make the most out of these days spent social distancing.

A Slow Rebound for Cattle Markets

As we all continue to deal with the effects of Covid-19, our cattle farmers and sale barns are still working through what many have...

Hopeful for Relief

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act that passed Congress includes relief for rural America.

Safer at Home

Governor Bill Lee has signed Executive Order 22, directing Tennesseans to stay home unless engaging in essential activities to limit their exposure to and...

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