New Study to Examine Organic Production of Grains

Sep 21, 2020 at 10:31 am by WGNS

The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture has been awarded a $500,000 grant from USDA to address a common problem faced in Tennessee agriculture: how to effectively.... Read More

Hemp Growers, Don't Miss the Deadline: Acreage Must be Reported by Sept. 15

Sep 11, 2020 at 11:00 am by WGNS

Only a few days remain for Tennessee’s licensed hemp growers to report their crop acreage to USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA).Although the original reporting deadl.... Read More

The price of CORN in Tennessee and the Full Market Report from the Rutherford County Agriculture Service

Aug 28, 2020 at 09:18 am by WGNS

Corn has multiple applications... it can be used for not only food, but also in the production of ethanol, deodorant, cough drops and more.Rachel Painter with the Rutherford C.... Read More

RELIEF FOR AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY

Aug 15, 2020 at 11:39 am by WGNS

(NASHVILLE)  The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) joins Governor Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group in announcing new financial relief.... Read More

Tennessee Agricultural Sectors Taking a Hit from COVID-19

Aug 14, 2020 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

The latest research from the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture indicates that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected all aspects of agricultural commodity productio.... Read More

Rutherford County Agricultural Center: Problems in your landscape or garden

Aug 11, 2020 at 05:30 am by WGNS

Mitchell Mote with the Rutherford County Agricultural Center talks about lawn and garden issues in the below video...

Officials: don’t handle plant seeds received in the mail from other countries

Jul 29, 2020 at 01:31 pm by WGNS

UPDATED: Citizens have contacted the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) indicating they’ve received seeds in the mail that they did not order. The seeds appear to.... Read More

MTSU, Motlow, Columbia State use $300K USDA grant to steer students to agriculture, fermentation science

Jul 27, 2020 at 11:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Attracting future students to agriculture and MTSU’s Fermentation Science program — that’s the objective of a new U.S. Department.... Read More

MTSU Attracting Future Students To Ag Science

Jul 26, 2020 at 01:13 pm by Bart

(MURFREESBORO)  Attracting future students to agriculture and MTSU’s Fermentation Science program — that’s the objective of a new U..... Read More

Farmers: TN GAP certification allows producers to sell directly to customers with stringent food safety requirements

Jul 13, 2020 at 05:15 am by WGNS

Tennessee farmers who want to access additional markets and increase food safety can now do so with less expense. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) will reimburse.... Read More