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Farm Credit to Reduce Interest Rates on February 1

http://services.e-farmcredit.com/2011/01/18/ratereduction-2/

A Challenging 2011 Growing Season Concludes With Mixed Results

http://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Tennessee/Publications/Current_News_Release/pr011212crops.pdf

Tennessee Plans Twilight Forage Tour to Show Advantages of Native Grasses for Summer Forage

http://www.agriculture.utk.edu/news/releases/2012/05-TwilightForageTour.html

Semi-Finalists Named in First National Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge

http://www.fb.org/index.php?action=newsroom.news_article&id=176

Fruit growers warned to beware of new pest

https://ag.tennessee.edu/news/Pages/NR-2014-06-VinegarFly.aspx

Still time to register for April 24 Organic Crops Field Tour

https://ag.tennessee.edu/news/Pages/NR-2013-04-OrganicCrops.aspx

Junior Bulls To Be Sold – UT Bull Test Auction Slated for March 10th

http://www.agriculture.utk.edu/news/releases/2011/02-JrBullTest.html

UT Names Buddy Mitchell Interim Chancellor of the Institute of Agriculture

http://www.agriculture.utk.edu/news/releases/2010/10-11-mitchellinterim.html

U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® Launches HOW-TO Video Series about Farming and Ranching

https://www.tnfarmbureau.org/content/us-farmers-ranchers-alliance%C2%AE-launches-how-video-series-about-farming-and-ranching

TN & US Planting Intentions for 2012

http://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Tennessee/Publications/Current_News_Release/pr033012.pdf

EPA Shenanigans Panned in Ditch the Rule Animated Video

http://www.fb.org/index.php?action=newsroom.news_article&id=139

Haslams Support Pick Tennessee Products

http://news.tn.gov/node/7608

A busy harvest season means “Safety Counts – Protecting What Matters”

https://www.tnfarmbureau.org/content/busy-harvest-season-means-%E2%80%9Csafety-counts-%E2%80%93-protecting-what-matters%E2%80%9D-0

Agritourism Conference and Horticulture Expo to Form Duet in Music City

http://www.agriculture.utk.edu/news/releases/2011/11-HortExpo.html

Now is the Time to Find Great Local Gifts

http://www.tn.gov/agriculture/news/21039

Rutherford County’s Brandon and Katherine Whitt win state young farmer honors

https://www.tnfarmbureau.org/content/rutherford-county%E2%80%99s-brandon-and-katherine-whitt-win-state-young-farmer-honors

Have fun with the family at the UT Gardens Eggstravaganza

https://ag.tennessee.edu/news/Pages/NR-2013-03-Eggstravaganza.aspx

PrecisionHawk Partners With Genera Energy to Build Aerial Analysis Tools for Biomass Crops

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/precisionhawk-partners-with-genera-energy-to-build-aerial-analysis-tools-for-biomass-crops-300169981.html

Learn about Native Forages During Evening Tours

http://www.agriculture.utk.edu/news/releases/2011/03-GrasslandsTours.html

Farm Bureau Insurance

http://www.tennesseefarmers.com/

April 27 Tennessee Farm Facts

http://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Tennessee/Publications/Farm_Facts/ff042612.pdf

Net Farm Income Forecast Up 28 Percent in 2011

http://www.ers.usda.gov/Briefing/FarmIncome/nationalestimates.htm

USDA June Surveys to Provide Vital Data on 2012 Farm Production

http://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Tennessee/Publications/Current_News_Release/pr042712.pdf

Secretary of Agriculture Vilsack visits Montgomery County Extension Commercial Kitchen

https://ag.tennessee.edu/news/Pages/NR-2012-10-MontgomeryKitchenVisit.aspx

Farmers Markets Beat the Chill

http://tn.gov/agriculture/news/23303

AFBF Statement Regarding Sen. Stabenow to Chair Ag Committee

http://www.fb.org/index.php?fuseaction=newsroom.newsfocus&year=2010&file=nr1119.html

Carol McDonald Named Assistant Commissioner for Agriculture

https://news.tennesseeanytime.org/node/6819

Farm Bureau Commends Senate for Passing Farm Bill

http://www.fb.org/index.php?action=newsroom.news&year=2013&file=nr0610.html

Thanksgiving Turkey Prices Alone May Result In More Expensive Holiday

http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?llr=k56jtncab&v=001P8PqTJg1cRGeLZ_MvKlEodEBdN1BQtxfRSxHEOGVo9DiBE_fNvw56YIvD0ztk2JNjEfG9Llq4TfyeKg03C4ZjsIf9OtnjrORJckrtMgmRq8%3D

Holiday Express at the UT Gardens Knoxville Nov. 24 through Jan. 2

http://www.agriculture.utk.edu/news/releases/2010/10-11-holidayexpress.html

Lucas Pleased with USDA’s Decision on Roundup Ready Alfalfa

http://agriculture.house.gov/press/PRArticle.aspx?NewsID=1302

MyPlate Serves as Reminder to Help Consumers Make Healthy Food Choices

http://content.govdelivery.com/bulletins/gd/USDAOC-428b1c

End of Harvest Season Draws Near

http://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Tennessee/Publications/Crop_Progress_&_Condition/cw112011.pdf

EPA Updates to Air Quality Standards Concern Farmers

http://www.fb.org/index.php?action=newsroom.news&year=2012&file=nr0618.html

Meetings Will Highlight Market Opportunities for Local Farmers

http://www.agriculture.utk.edu/news/releases/2011/02-VegetableProduction.html

UT Extension hosts ‘Homefront to Heartland’ Conferences statewide this spring

https://ag.tennessee.edu/news/Pages/NR-2013-02-HHconferences.aspx

Center for Profitable Agriculture Adds New Marketing Specialist

https://ag.tennessee.edu/news/Pages/NR-2015-07-CPASpecialistGrigsby.aspx

American Farm Bureau Tells Members to ‘Ditch’ EPA Water Rule

http://www.fb.org/index.php?action=newsroom.news&year=2014&file=nr0422.html

Tennessee 4-H Names New Executive Director of Statewide Foundation

http://www.agriculture.utk.edu/news/releases/2012/01-Hensley4-H.html

Landscape Review Returns to West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center

http://www.agriculture.utk.edu/news/releases/2011/08-LandscapeReview.html

Pumpkin Field Day set for Sept. 27

https://ag.tennessee.edu/news/Pages/NR-2012-08-Pumpkin-Field-Day.aspx

Planning for Tomorrow’s Farms

http://www.agriculture.utk.edu/news/releases/2010/10-10-TNFarmland.html

UT Workshop To Help Poultry Farmers

https://ag.tennessee.edu/news/Pages/NR-2014-12-CPApoultryWorkshop.aspx

Fall Folklore Jamboree returns to Milan

https://ag.tennessee.edu/news/Pages/NR-2014-09-FallFolklore.aspx

Farmers and Ranchers Warn: Estate Taxes Can Kill Family Businesses

http://www.fb.org/index.php?action=newsroom.news_article&id=267

Todd Named Assistant State Forester

http://news.tn.gov/node/11094

Labor Department statement on withdrawal of proposed rule dealing with children who work in...

http://www.dol.gov/whd/media/press/whdpressVB3.asp?pressdoc=national/20120426.xml

Woods and Wildlife on Exhibit at UT Field Day

https://ag.tennessee.edu/news/Pages/NR-2015-09-WoodsWildlife.aspx

TDA Extends Outreach and Coordination of Services

http://www.tn.gov/agriculture/news/17379