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Monthly Archives: October 2020

Harvest Trying to Catch Up

Corn farmers across the state are finally getting some favorable weather as they work to harvest this year's crop.

Farm Groups Support the HAULS Act

A bill introduced in the Senate this week provides agricultural producers much-needed flexibility for hauling agricultural commodities and livestock. Micheal Clements shares how the...

More Opportunities for Tennessee Cattle Producers

For many years, the Lower Middle Tennessee Cattle Association Video Board Sale has been operated by Tennessee Livestock Producers, Inc.  That's now going under...

Working for Soybean Farmers

As harvest of soybeans continues across Tennessee, native Tennessean Virginia Houston stays busy lobby on behalf of producers for the American Soybean Association in...

Additional COVID-19 Protections for Farm Workers

The American Farm Bureau Federation and other farm groups are calling on the White House to provide additional COVID-19 protection for farm workers.

Fall Visits to the Farm Still a Go!

No one knew the pandemic would go this long, especially those farms across the state involved in agritourism operations.

A Virtual Farm Day

Every Fall, the ag community in Gibson County comes together at the fairgrounds to hold their Farm Day for the county's 4th graders, but...

Learning-at-Home Resources

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has resources available for at home learning.

Excellence in Agriculture

31-year old Terra Davis of White County has been named the winner of the Tennessee Farm Bureau's 2020 Excellence in Agriculture award.

Its Where Our Food Comes From

Thirty years ago, the Tennessee Foundation for the Ag in the Classroom program began and today the efforts of continuing that program are more...

Improving Rural Connectivity

Nearly $17 million dollars was recently awarded by the Trump Administration to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved rural areas in Tennessee.

What Connects Us All

David Blackwood and his team with the West Tennessee River Basin Authority are working hard to ensure West Tennessee's waterways are working correctly and...

AFBF Convention Goes Virtual

The American Farm Bureau Federation will hold its annual convention online in January 2021.

An Ongoing Issue

For many years now, farmers and others in the agricultural industry have been concerned over the estate tax.

A Unique Sector of the Industry

A unique sector of the industry many don't realize is actually a part of agriculture is turfgrass.

Visiting Your Local Farm

Lucas Patterson of Cedarwood Farms says despite the ongoing challenges of the pandemic, his family's agritourism operation in Warren County has been busy this...

Good Stock Always Needed

For Warren County's Eric Walker getting the best genetics out of his registered Hereford cattle has been one of his to goals.

Farmers and the EPA

It used to be that whenever farmers or anyone heard something about the Environmental Protection Agency, that sometimes meant someone was in trouble.  But...

China Increasing Purchases of U.S. Farm Commodities

Last week new data was released that shows China is continuing to purchase more farm commodities from the United States.

Wormville Capital in Grundy County

For French-born entrepreneur Bruno Durant the red worm farm he's build from scratch in Grundy County has become the largest operation of its kind...

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