UPDATE: Bonnaroo Announces Jason Aldean will Perform Two Nights in May

Apr 06, 2021 at 07:17 am by WGNS

Organizers with The Bonnaroo Farm have announced an addition to its Concerts on The Farm Series.Multi-Platinum entertainer Jason Aldean will return to the live music scene for.... Read More

Bonnaroo Announces Live Concerts to Start in May

Mar 16, 2021 at 11:09 am by WGNS

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival announced Tuesday that there will be live, in-person concerts held at The Farm property in nearby Manchester, Tennessee beginning in May.Upcom.... 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

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

Rutherford County Sheriff Deputies Save the Life of a Man in Christiana Area

Nov 24, 2020 at 07:32 am by WGNS

Three men teamed up to save an unconscious driver’s life inside a running vehicle Tuesday near the Dollar General store on Epps Mill Road in Christiana, sheriff’s.... Read More

Local TN Farms Offering Picture-Perfect Christmas Trees in Safe, New Ways

Nov 19, 2020 at 11:43 am by WGNS

As cool, crisp air draws near, a visit to a local Christmas tree farm is the perfect outdoor adventure to generate holiday spirit and family fun in a safe way.Many Christmas t.... Read More

Farm to School Month - Harvest of over 2,000 pounds in 2020

Oct 14, 2020 at 02:49 pm by WGNS

[Murfreesboro, TN] – Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) has announced that they are a part of the National Farm to School program with harvests weighing in at over a ton th.... 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

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

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

MURFREESBORO: ‘Downtown on the Farm’ continues at a social distance in 2020

Jul 27, 2020 at 01:44 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Downtown on the Farm, presented by Locally Owned Murfreesboro, is BYOB (Bring Your Own Blanket) in 2020, the nonprofit announced.The organizing committe.... 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