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

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

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

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

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

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