New Farmers Now Eligible for Cost Share Assistance in Tennessee

Sep 02, 2021 at 09:45 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) announces the application dates for this year’s cost share program are Oct. 1-7. This year, there is a new option to the Te.... Read More

Fill Your Grill with Farm-Direct Meats for Free

Aug 13, 2021 at 10:19 am by WGNS

Pick Tennessee Products’ “Fill Your Grill” contest is back and this year, taking place during the Tennessee State Fair.Between NOW and 21, you can register o.... Read More

UT Extension Rutherford County’s Amy Willis Honored as Outstanding 4-H Agent

Aug 06, 2021 at 06:15 am by WGNS

The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture recognized some of its top faculty, staff, researchers and Extension experts at UTIA’s annual awards and promotions.... Read More

Grant Award to Stimulate Tennessee Wood Products Success Internationally

Aug 03, 2021 at 06:00 am by WGNS

Funds to research exports of Tennessee’s hardwood will benefit the wood products industry statewide and strengthen international markets. The Tennessee Department of Agr.... Read More

Ag Tag Breaks Record on 25th Birthday

Jul 28, 2021 at 07:45 pm by WGNS

Tennessee’s Ag Tag license plate hit the streets 25 years ago and thanks to citizens who support agriculture in this way, 2021 has been a record-breaking year.For this f.... Read More

Grape Harvest Days in Murfreesboro Seeks Volunteers in August

Jul 23, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Those who want to learn about grape harvesting or just want some fresh grape juice or crushed grapes should join Middle Tennessee State U.... Read More

MTSU’s Hoffman named ‘Outstanding Educator’; Horse Science students, alumni shine at virtual symposium

Jul 13, 2021 at 11:24 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Past and present Middle Tennessee State University Horse Science students continue to excel in their academic research.  The r.... Read More

Trio of Rutherford County high schools highlight state FFA convention

Jul 09, 2021 at 06:45 am by WGNS

Once again multiple chapters from Rutherford County stood out at the state FFA convention.Stewarts Creek High School highlighted the 2021 event with a laundry list of accompli.... Read More

Additional Funding Available for Southeast Dairies Looking to Build Processing Capacity

Jul 08, 2021 at 03:29 pm by WGNS

Beginning July 15, dairy businesses in Tennessee, North Carolina and Kentucky will be eligible to apply for a new round of funding to modernize and diversify their operations.... Read More

USDA Reminds Tennessee Producers to Complete Crop Acreage Reports

Jun 21, 2021 at 07:20 am by WGNS

USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds Tennessee producers to complete crop acreage reports by the applicable deadline for their county. Acreage reporting da.... Read More

Hemp License Renewal Time for Tennessee Growers

Jun 09, 2021 at 04:02 pm by WGNS

Attention all HEMP GROWERS in Tennessee... It is now time to renew your license to continue growing hemp. Industrial hemp growers in Tennessee are required to renew their lice.... Read More

Two Oakland High School Students Receive Positive Opportunity in Agriculture Education

May 26, 2021 at 03:58 pm by WGNS

Two Oakland High School students in Murfreesboro were selected to participate in special agriculture programs at the local, state and regional levels.11th Grader Marley Pool.... Read More

Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week May 23 - 29

May 25, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week is May 23-29, 2021 and it’s a great time for citizens to familiarize themselves with the signs of infestation and learn how to protect a.... Read More

UPDATE: Vehicle Crashes Into Building at the Agriculture Extension Office / Lane Agri-Park in Murfreesboro

May 20, 2021 at 01:28 pm by WGNS

  UPDATE: We have more news on the vehicle that drove directly into and through one of the main buildings at the Rutherford County Agriculture Extension office on John R.... Read More

Tennessee Strawberry Season is Here

May 03, 2021 at 12:06 pm by WGNS

With warm spring days in the forecast, Tennessee farms will quickly have fields turning red with juicy and sweet strawberries. If you are looking for the freshest berries, hea.... Read More

MTSU students carry a glimpse of agriculture to local schools

Apr 15, 2021 at 11:44 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The schoolchildren couldn’t visit the MTSU Farm, so the farm came to the schools.Numerous MTSU School of Agriculture students.... Read More

Agricultural Enterprise Fund Applications Open

Mar 10, 2021 at 10:42 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is accepting applications from agricultural, food, and forestry businesses to receive cost-share funding through its Agricultural.... Read More

TN Dept. of Agriculture Offers Online Pesticide Certification and Licensing Exams

Feb 26, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is partnering with Everblue, an accredited training and certification company, to transition the state’s pesticide certific.... Read More

La Vergne Farmers Market Moves Days, Opens Vendor Registration

Feb 23, 2021 at 07:29 am by WGNS

With spring just weeks away the City of La Vergne Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce some changes to the popular Farmers Market.The La Vergne Farmers Marke.... Read More

Pick Tennessee Products Celebrates Refreshed Look

Feb 22, 2021 at 06:00 am by WGNS

Consumer interest in purchasing local is at an all-time high, and the long-standing Pick Tennessee Products program today announced a refreshed logo for Tennessee food busines.... Read More