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  • Owens Named Forestry Agribusiness Consultant

    Friday, December 22, 2017 | 08:41am

    NASHVILLE – With more than 13 years of experience in the forestry industry, Neil Owens has been appointed Forestry Agribusiness Development Consultant for the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA).

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  • Tennessee Dairy Promotion Committee to Meet

    Monday, December 18, 2017 | 11:51am

    NASHVILLE—The Tennessee Dairy Promotion Committee will meet December 28 at 9:30 a.m. CST in the Porter Building on the campus of Ellington Agricultural Center, located at 436 Hogan Road in Nashville, Tenn.

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  • New Requirements Proposed for Herbicide Use

    Tuesday, December 12, 2017 | 07:59am

    NASHVILLE -- The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is proposing new rules and requirements for use of herbicides containing dicamba in the commercial production of cotton and soybeans.

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  • 1,500 New Jobs Announced for Humboldt

    Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | 06:18am

    HUMBOLDT-- Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Tyson Food, Inc. officials announced today that the company will locate new operations in Gibson County.

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  • Photo Ops at Local Tree Farms Are Christmas Card Perfect

    Tuesday, November 07, 2017 | 03:38pm

    NASHVILLE—There’s still time to don holiday apparel and strike a pose for loved ones to see in holiday cards and letters. Local Christmas tree farms look Christmas card perfect all year long, and many Tennessee Christmas tree farms welcome photographers and their clients. Most have picturesque farm wagons, pathways, and other holiday scenes created just for that purpose.

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  • Find Meaningful Holiday Gifts at Mom 'n' Pop Shops

    Friday, November 03, 2017 | 09:26am

    NASHVILLE-- The idea of filling stockings and gift bags with locally made artisan gifts is appealing. A present that's one of a kind, made with wholesome ingredients, with the feel or flavor of home is personal and meaningful. But who has time to travel the countryside looking for goat milk soaps, alpaca scarves, artisan cheeses and beeswax balms?

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  • For Agritourism Farms, It's Not Over in October

    Monday, October 16, 2017 | 08:34am

    NASHVILLE-- Tennessee’s agritourism season is in full swing. Thousands of people will visit pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and apple orchards looking for décor, wagon rides, festivals, and all sorts of fun right up through Halloween. However, it’s not over after October.

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  • Tennessee Beef Promotion Board to Meet

    Thursday, October 12, 2017 | 02:23pm

    NASHVILLE– The Tennessee Beef Promotion Board will meet October 20 at 1:30 p.m. CDT at the Tennessee Beef Industry Council located at 530 Brandies Circle Suite A in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

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  • Tennessee Urges Citizens to Practice Safe Debris Burning

    Wednesday, October 11, 2017 | 03:43pm

    NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry is observing National Fire Prevention Week (Oct. 8-14) by reminding citizens to follow simple safety practices to prevent wildfires. The official start of wildfire season in Tennessee is Oct. 15.

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