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Monthly Archives: September 2020

Let ‘Em Walk On

For the 82nd edition, the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration is up and going on the famous Celebration Grounds in Shelbyville, TN.

Winter’s Forecast a Mixed Bag

Every year lots of folks try and predict what kind of winter we'll have, like the Farmers Almanac has for the past 204 years. Farmers...

County Government Strong

David Connor is the Executive Director of the Tennessee County Services Association, an umbrella association representing elected legislative bodies of Tennessee's 95 county and...

Harvest Season About to Take Off

Row crop farmers across Tennessee have started some of their corn harvest, but this week looks like it will finally start to take off...

An Increased Demand

Terry Sellers of White Pine is not the only one receiving that kind of quantity of messages these days, several other meat processors are...

Still Researching

Just as farmers haven't stopped and have continued farming throughout this pandemic, so has agriculture research across the Volunteer state.

Farm-to-Retail Price Spread Widens

For months now, the COVID-19 pandemic has created a record gap between what consumers pay for beef and pork and what money is actually...

A Stronger, Faster Network

Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that USDA is investing nearly $10 million to provide broadband service to unserved and underserved rural areas in Tennessee...

Welcome News for Tennessee 4-H

Great news for Tennessee 4-H as Governor Bill Lee announced an incredible funding initiative for the country's largest 4-H program.

I Farm, I Vote

The American Farm Bureau Federation is helping voters navigate the challenges of making sure their voice is heard in the 2020 election. Micheal Clements...

New Marketing Opportunities for Tennessee Livestock Producers

United Producers Inc., or UPI, has announced that they will be assuming and expanding the business activities of Tennessee Livestock Producers, Inc. beginning October...

Ag Enhancement Turns 15

The Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program (TAEP) has supported farm production projects for 15 years.

Every Farmer Counts

It's no secret that agriculture is one our most dangerous occupations and Agricenter International has developed a new Farm Safety training course.

CFAP 2.0

The Trump Administration and USDA have announced the second round of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program known as CFAP 2.0.

Urging Farmers to Be Safe Around Railway Crossings

This week is Rail Safety week and the American Farm Bureau Federation is promoting safety tips for farmers.

Shooting for an Important Cause

It is the fifth year for Tennessee Shooting Hunger events and despite the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, agriculture groups were still able...

Concern Growing Over Private Property Destruction

Farmers like Jimmy Moody are growing more frustrated over the damage caused by trespassers with all-terrain vehicles on his farm.

Opening Up about Farm Stress

Farm groups are working  to break the stigma behind farm stress and seeking help. Micheal Clements tells us it's important that farmers don’t carry...

Making Cooking at Home Easy

A group of university experts are helping people regain the somewhat lost art of cooking at home.

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