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Mr. James Smith Putman, 94, retired farmer and former President of the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation, died Monday, January 24, 2011.
Farmers and ranchers attending the Grassroots Engagement With Social Media issues conference at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 92nd annual meeting picked up pointers on how to effectively share their stories and connect with non-farmers.
Whatever the desired end result – biofuels diversification, improved crop insurance or a farm bill that meets rural America’s needs without breaking the bank – innovation is where it starts, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told farmers and ranchers at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 92nd annual meeting.
Despite inclement weather, the Tennessee Farm Bureau, and the more than 6000 other farmers and ranchers from across the country, had a successful 92nd American Farm Bureau meeting.
The American Farm Bureau Federation's 92nd annual meeting will feature Mike Rowe, creator and executive producer of Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe, which airs on the Discovery Channel.
USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Help Farmers and Ranchers Improve Rural Environmental Quality and Energy Efficiency
Grants are available to improve water quality, air quality and promote energy conservation.