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Monthly Archives: June 2020

Celebrating June Dairy Month

Tennessee dairy farmers hoping consumers can become more aware of just how important  dairy products are to our economy and health.

An All Virtual FFA Convention

It's not what anyone would have imagined a few months ago, but the Tennessee's 92nd state FFA convention is all virtual this week on...

FFA Stars Start to Shine

Virtual or not, the reactions from the Tennessee FFA's virtual state convention have been exciting for many.

New FFA Officers Elected

Regardless of the times we're in, still an exciting moment for Tennessee's newly-elected state FFA officer team, led by Dyersburg Chapter member Erin Welch.

Wildlife Friend to Ag Steps Down

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Executive Director Ed Carter has retired after nearly 50 years with the agency.

More Flexibility for PPP

Congress recently passed a bill adding flexibility to the Paycheck Protection Program.

EPA Issues Guidance on Dicamba Use

Environmental Protection Agency issued guidance for the use of three dicamba herbicides.

Controlling Wildlife Damage on the Farm

Farmers and landowners have been experiencing crop and or property damage from wildlife for some time and TWRA has updated their depredation permits to...

Agriculture in the Classroom

Andrew Donell of Donell Century Farm hosted an Ag in the Classroom workshop at his farm.

Farmers Still Optimistic

Farmers across Tennessee are still farming despite the challenges we've all faced with the coronavirus.

Farm Bureau Seeks Additional COVID-19 Assistance

The American Farm Bureau Federation is calling on lawmakers to provide additional resources for farmers impacted by the COVID-19 food system shockwave.

A Hometown Hero

Paemla Stoutt has been featured as a hometown hero on Knoxville's News Channel WATE 6 On Your Side.

From Farm to Take-Out

Genera Inc., located in Vonore, TN, is working to open an innovative venture that brings farm products like switchgrass, biomass sorghum and wheat straw...

Root of the Matter with Genera

Learn more about the efforts of Genera Inc., located in Vonore, TN as they make plans to turn crops like switchgrass into food service...

A Tough Line of Work

Tennessee Farmers are still working to combat the adversity created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Virtual Yet Rewarding Experience

Instead of the traditional in person tour, Tennessee Governor School for Agricultural Sciences joined in on a Zoom call with Tennessee Farm Bureau.

Farm Bureau Welcomes Navigable Waters Protection Rule

Back in January of this year, the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued the new Navigable Waters Protection Rule,...

A Glass of State Pride

As we continue to celebrate June Dairy Month here in Tennessee, we reflect on just how important supporting local dairies and creameries are to...

Shooting for an Important Cause

It is the fifth year for Tennessee Shooting Hunger events and even though this year it was postponed from the scheduled date, agriculture groups...

A Positive of the Pandemic

Kary Robinson Franklin County, along with many other farmers across our great state, has still been farming despite the pandemic. As hard as these...

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