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Stay up-to-date on all current news and issues related to agriculture and rural Tennessee. Through various methods and platforms, Tennessee Farm Bureau serves as the voice for Tennessee agriculture.

Tennessee Farm and Forestry Businesses Share in $55 Million CAFB Fund

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group,and the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) announced Coronavirus Agricultural and Forestry Business (CAFB) Fund awards to farm and forestry businesses.

Breaking Down CFAP 2.0

The administration announced details of the new $14-billion-dollar Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, or CFAP2, that will provide direct payments to farmers and ranchers to partially offset COVID-19-related losses for producers.

John King Won Environmental Stewardship Award

Columbia, Tenn. July 18, 2020 - Sullivan County young farmer John King won the Tennessee Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers State Environmental Stewardship Award. The results were announced during the Tennessee Young Farmers and Ranchers Summer Conference held...

Three Students Awarded the Abe Hatcher Memorial Young Farmer Scholarship

Columbia, Tenn. July 18, 2020 – Three students were awarded the Abe Hatcher Memorial Young Farmer Scholarship at the Tennessee Young Farmers and Rancher Summer Conference held at the headquarters of the Tennessee Farm Bureau in Columbia, Tenn. James...

Four Students Awarded the John Willis Memorial Young Farmer Scholarship

Columbia, Tenn. July 18, 2020 – Four students were awarded the John Willis Memorial Young Farmer Scholarship at the Tennessee Young Farmers and Ranchers Summer Conference held at the headquarters of the Tennessee Farm Bureau in Columbia, Tenn. Kasey...

Emily Nave Named State Collegiate Discussion Meet Winner

Columbia, Tenn. July 18, 2020 – After four rounds of competition, Emily Nave of Cannon County was named the State Collegiate Discussion Meet winner at the Tennessee Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) Summer Conference. Nave is from Cannon County,...

Franklin County’s Kary Robinson Named State Young Farmer Second Place Winner

Columbia, Tenn. July 18, 2020 – Franklin County young farmer Kary Robinson took home second place honors in the Tennessee Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Achievement Award contest. The results were announced during the Tennessee Young Farmers Summer...

Are you a reporter who needs to speak with a farmer for a story? Do you need more information about a current issue or about farming in Tennessee? We invite you to get the latest news in agriculture from our website and to contact us if we can help provide information or sources. Tennessee Farm Bureau media contacts are:

Director of Communications
Lee Maddox – lmaddox@tfbf.com
(931) 388 – 7872 ext. 2520

Amy Beckham - TN Farm Bureau

Assistant Director of Communications
Amy Beckham – abeckham@tfbf.com
(931) 388 – 7872 ext. 2212

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