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Monthly Archives: December 2020

Higher Inventory, Lower Placements

The latest Cattle on Feed Report shows a decline in placements and an increase in inventory.

Real Christmas Trees Going Fast

The family tradition of going out and choosing that special Christmas tree is something the pandemic can't take away.

Congress Working on Passing 2021 Spending Bills

Lawmakers in Washington, D.C.  are working towards an agreement on the 2021 spending package. Micheal Clements shares what the package may mean for farmers...

Helping to Improve Health Care for Rural Residents

Many rural residents don't have as much access to quality health care as those in urban areas, but that's starting to change.

New Ag Exhibit Open at Discovery Park of America

The new Simmons Bank Ag Center is now open at Discovery Park of America in Union City to learn more about our most important...

Our Most Important Industry

Having grown up on a farm in Williamson County, Governor Bill Lee holds the agriculture industry near and dear to his heart, and as...

Still Making a Positive Difference

Erin Welch, serving as Tennessee FFA's State President and from Dyer County, recently brought comments to a group of Farm Bureau members at their...

New Dean of Extension at UT

Dr. Ashley Stokes has been selected to serve as the next Dean of Extension for the University of Tennessee.  

Farm Bureau Standing Up for Dairy Farmers

The American Farm Bureau Federation says Dean Foods is targeting dairy farmers through the food and beverage company’s bankruptcy proceedings. Micheal Clements shares what...

A New Chairman for Tennessee Young Farmers

Marshall County's Doug Giles has been selected to chair the Tennessee Farm Bureau's Young Farmers and Ranchers State Committee for 2021.

Trade Activity Buzzing for U.S. Ag

As 2020 draws to a close, the United States is busy working to improve things on the trade front for American farmers. Chad Smith...

A Voice for Animal Agriculture

Whether its cattle, sheep and goats, hogs or equine, farm families in all 95 counties are dependent on the income from these animals and...

Goodies and Gifties for Gardening Gurus

Is there a lawn and gardening enthusiast on your gift list this Christmas? Need some cool gift ideas? There are a few in this...

Introvert to Extrovert

Tim Held, Tennessee 4-H's State Council President from Bradley County, has been positively impacted by the youth organization ever since he began his involvement...

COVID-19 Impact to Tennessee Ag

A new economic report has been published by the UT Institute of Agriculture as part of the state's overall economic report to the governor...

Funds Available to Improve Tenn. Dairies

A new grant from USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service is available to help modernize and diversify Tennessee dairies. Tennessee Dairy Business Innovation Initiatives Grant    

COVID Package Includes Relief for Agriculture

The last-minute COVID-19 relief package passed by Congress includes some much-needed assistance for agriculture. Micheal Clements shares what the $13 billion bill has to...

Thankful at Christmas

This year, Christmas is definitely a lot more special for Robert and Shelia Earhart of Sullivan County.

A New Bull for the New Year

If you're a cattle producer and looking for a better herd bull, the UT Bull Test Sale is coming up January 14.

What a Year for Agriculture in 2020

Tennessee Commissioner of Agriculture Dr. Charlie Hatcher reflects on the year in agriculture.

Register for Farm Bureau’s Virtual Convention

Registration is now open for the 2021 American Farm Bureau Federation Virtual Annual Convention.

Hoping for a Better Year

If we've heard it once, we've heart it a thousand times - 2020 has been a tough year.

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