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

Longtime Eagleville ag teacher, Bruce Haley, recognized nationally

Jul 23, 2021 at 06:15 am by WGNS

Bruce Haley will be first to admit his handkerchief gets wet from time to time. No. He’s not wiping the sweat from his brow. It’s from drying the tears that fall.... 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

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

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

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

BUSINESS: Valentines Shopping and Golden Retriever Puppies this Weekend at Kingdom Acres CBD & Hemp

Feb 11, 2021 at 01:05 pm by WGNS

(Bell Buckle, TN) Kingdom Acres CBD & Hemp proudly announces their first annual “Celebrate Love” event happening this weekend, February 12th and 13th at their.... Read More

Four Youth Selected as Tennessee Cattlemen's Association Youth Ambassadors

Feb 02, 2021 at 12:09 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN—The Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association (TCA) and Tennessee Cattlemen’s Youth Association (TCYA) recently selected Allison Davis, Ella Pollock.... Read More

GAP Audit Cost Share Opportunity

Jan 22, 2021 at 06:04 pm by WGNS

Tennessee farmers seeking to expand their markets and increase food safety by becoming Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) certified can receive financial assistance from the Te.... Read More

MTSU equestrian team ‘driven’ to successful fall season

Dec 03, 2020 at 09:59 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Middle Tennessee State University equestrian team was driven to success at two regional Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association events this fal.... Read More

Federal funds help MTSU join effort to battle farmer, rancher stress

Oct 13, 2020 at 10:16 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO Tenn. — The stress level in rural communities is off the charts. Farm and ranch closures, land forfeitures, labor issues and more contribute, and accor.... Read More

The Price of Corn and the Agriculture Market Report

Oct 09, 2020 at 09:34 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.The price of corn is “Per Bush.... Read More

Agriculture: Rutherford County’s Rachel Painter Garners National Honor

Sep 23, 2020 at 09:34 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A University of Tennessee Extension professional has been recognized nationally for her work with local Master Gardeners. Rachel Pain.... Read More