Ag Policy Library

Policy Post: March 2021

Farm Bureau is assessing the bills filed in this General Assembly, of which many are related to Farm Bureau policy positions. Farm Bureau will monitor this legislation and promote Farm Bureau’s grassroots 2021 resolutions.

Policy Post: January 2021

Policies which will guide the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation advocacy efforts in 2021 were adopted and finalized by the House of Delegates at the 99th annual meeting on December 7, 2020.

Policy Post: November 2020

A new report by the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Cattle Market Working Group provides an in-depth examination of the causes and price implications resulting from extreme market volatility in the cattle industry.

Handshake Agreements and Holdover Tenant Terms

Land rental agreements are an integral part of farming. It is very common for rented land to make up a sizable portion of a farmer’s total operation. There are many types of rental agreements; however, oral lease agreements are most common across the state.

Policy Post: September 2020

Land rental agreements are an integral part of farming. It is very common for rented land to make up a sizable portion of a farmer’s total operation. There are many types of rental agreements; however, oral lease agreements are most common across the state.