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The Latest in Agriculture

Southeastern Stores Gear Up for Great American Milk Drive

Thanks to partnerships to increase food bank donations of fluid milk across the Southeast, four milk donation programs will be taking place across the Southeast this September in conjunction with Hunger Action Month and the Great American Milk Drive (GAMD). 

Farm Bureau, Caterpillar Inc. Announce New Partnership

American Farm Bureau Federation and Caterpillar Inc. announce a new partnership that will provide members up to $2,000 in purchase incentives on Cat machines. In addition, Caterpillar plans to support Farm Bureau programs in 2016 and coordinate with Farm Bureau on other efforts.

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Montgomery County’s Jay Head wins state young farmer honors

Montgomery County young farmer Jay Head was named Tennessee Farm Bureau’s Outstanding Young Farmer and Achievement Award winner during the Tennessee Young Farmer Summer Conference held at the headquarter offices of the Tennessee Farm Bureau in Columbia, Tenn. The young row crop and cattle farmer from the Cedar Hill community competed against 17 other county contestants across the state to be named the state winner and have the opportunity to compete for national honors in January.

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Farm Bureau Programs

The Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation has four key initiatives: Young Farmers & Ranchers, Farm Bureau Women, Agriculture in the Classroom and Tennessee Farm Fresh. We invite you to learn more about each of these programs.

Farm Bureau Women promote agriculture, increase agricultural literacy, contribute to priority issues, and participate in leadership development opportunities.

YF&R promotes leadership skills for farmers ages 18-35. Members share a common bond for the  agricultural lifestyle, are interested in leadership development, and are dedicated to solving problems facing agriculture.

The Agriculture in the Classroom program encourages teaching about agriculture and its role in our society and economy. We offer resources and assistance to Tennessee's educators in the instruction of ag-related concepts in the classroom.

Did you know that one farmer in the United States feeds 155 people? Read more about the growing need for food production, and show your support with a Feed 155 bumper sticker.