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

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

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

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