• Tennessee Wine and Grape Board to Meet

    Friday, December 02, 2022 | 08:51am

    The Tennessee Wine and Grape Board will meet Dec. 7, 2022 at the Ellington Agricultural Center in Nashville, Tenn. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. CST in the Holeman Building conference room located at 424 Hogan Road.

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  • Kickstart Your Holiday Gift Shopping on the Farm

    Monday, November 21, 2022 | 08:52am

    Small businesses across Tennessee are gearing up for Small Business Saturday on Nov. 26, 2022. This shopping day has been a staple in all 50 states for more than 10 years and many small businesses focus on products found on the farm.

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  • Tennessee Agriculture Literacy Week is Nov. 13 - 19, 2022

    Monday, November 14, 2022 | 09:07am

    To celebrate the state’s rich agricultural and forestry foundation, Tennessee Agriculture Literacy Week will be observed Nov. 13-19, 2022. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) hopes advocates will take part in educating young students about agriculture and forestry.

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  • Departments of Agriculture and Education Team Up to Advance Tennessee's FFA Program

    Wednesday, November 09, 2022 | 12:48pm

    The State of Tennessee is implementing a new model for agricultural education that will advance opportunities for students and enhance support for teachers. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) and the Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) are partnering with a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to boost Tennessee’s agricultural education programs through the FFA student organization. Tennessee’s FFA enrollment has more than doubled since 2020, making it one of the largest FFA organizations in the nation.

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  • Projects to Improve Forest Health and Wildlife Habitat Announced

    Friday, November 04, 2022 | 11:22am

    The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry (TDF) and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) have partnered with the Ruffed Grouse Society (RGS) to improve forest health and habitat for at-risk wildlife through forest restoration and management across the Cumberland Plateau. Visitors to Lone Mountain State Forest and Catoosa Wildlife Management Area will reap the benefits of healthy and thriving forests, enhanced wildlife viewing, and interpretive signage.

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  • Tennessee Wine and Grape Board to Meet

    Wednesday, November 02, 2022 | 09:14am

    The Tennessee Wine and Grape Board will meet Nov. 16, 2022 at 10 a.m. CST. The meeting is open to the public to attend. Participants may join via an internet-based teleconferencing system.

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  • Governor Proclaims October 16-22 as Tennessee Forest Products Week

    Thursday, October 20, 2022 | 09:30am

    Gov. Bill Lee has proclaimed October 16 – 22, 2022 as Tennessee Forest Products Week. He encourages residents to recognize and celebrate our forests and the renewable resources they provide as an important part of our state's history, economy, culture, and well-being. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry (TDF) is celebrating with the Tennessee Forestry Association and their shared ForestryWorks program.

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  • Partnership Will Support Farmers and Expand Access to Local, Nutritious Foods

    Friday, October 14, 2022 | 01:46pm

    The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) announces their participation in a program that will increase purchases of local foods from Tennessee’s underserved farmers and producers and get it to those who need it most. TDA will participate in the Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement Program (LFPA), established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service.

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