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Tennessee Department of Agriculture Commissioner Julius Johnson today announced the appointment of McNairy County mayor and lifelong farmer Jai Templeton as the agency’s deputy commissioner.
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.