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Monthly Archives: July 2020

Where the Green Grass Grows

Dr. John Sorochan helps lead the turfgrass management program for the plant sciences department at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. The program is...

Fourth of July Grilling

One expert says we've had too much sickness in this country already, so don't add to it by making some outdoor grilling mistakes.

Making the Cut

It is that time of year once again to recognize July as Beef Month in Tennessee.

Every Student. Every Class. Every Day!

Tennessee FFA is now an affiliated state association and predicted to become the fourth largest state association within the National FFA Organization.

Education, Communication and Advocation of Agriculture

Nancy Delk is the Maury County Farm Bureau Women's Leadership Chair. The Women's Group has met and serviced Maury County for many years and...

Crops About Laid By

Tennessee corn, soybean and cotton farmers have basically completed planting and much of the spraying they will apply to their crops for the year...

Meeting Consumer Demand

Two new bills recently introduced in Congress would help the livestock industry better serve consumers.

Fresh Produce Even More Popular

For Ukranian-born produce farmer Mike Kutrusta, this has been the busiest time he's ever had on the farm.

Class In Session

The Tennessee Ag In The Classroom hit the road to different locations across the state this summer to host workshops for teachers to educate...

Farmers Hopeful for More Assistance

The American Farm Bureau Federation seeks improvements to the Paycheck Protection Program in the next coronavirus relief package.

Stepping Up in West Tennessee

In just a few months, Dr. Scott Stewart will assume the role as the new director of the West Tennessee Ag Research and Education...

Welcome to the Club

The 2020 Tennessee Young Farmers and Ranchers Summer Conference is officially underway in Columbia.

Additional Crops Available for CFAP

More commodities -- mostly specialty crops -- have been added to the list of those eligible for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program payments.

Rising to the Top

Dyer County's Hunter Grills has been named Tennessee's Young Farmer of the Year.

A Voice for Agriculture

Emily Nave from the University of Tennessee at Martin was named the State Collegiate Discussion Meet winner at the Tennessee Young Farmers and Ranchers...

A Different Field Day, But Still Excitement for No Till

Its definitely not the same this year, as is anything, but the Milan No Till Field Day is all virtual today.

Fairer Markets for Beef Prices

A report by the Department of Agriculture marks the first step towards fairer cattle markets.

Genera to turn Crops to Compostable’Take-out’ Containers

Genera, Inc. will soon start manufacturing crops like switchgrass and wheat straw into food service packaging material.

Dairy Farmers Deserve Voice in Milk Pricing Orders

An extensive review by the American Farm Bureau Federation concludes with recommended changes to Federal Milk Marketing Orders.

A Virtual Star Tour

This year the FFA State Star Tour is virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the star winners are still receiving the same experience...

Which Came First

Caleb and Amber Rich started a new adventure on their farm in Clay County earlier this year.  It's an organic poultry operation with Handsome...

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