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