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UT Institute of Agriculture Will Soon Have New 4-H Camp and Conference Center

It’s a stunning tract of Tennessee property – 1,200 acres of woods, pastures, lakes and farmland – and soon it will host 4-H campers and people of all ages looking for a great place to gather and learn.

A new 4-H camp and conference center is coming to Lone Oaks Farm in Hardeman County. Recently the Tennessee General Assembly approved the state budget for the next fiscal year, which includes funding for the Lone Oaks project.


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Pick Tennessee Offers chance to "Fill Your Grill" with Farm-Direct Meats

Facebook users have the chance to win $200 worth of local meats from a nearby farm. A contest is being conducted by Pick Tennessee Products, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s program that connects farmers directly to consumers.

A total of 12 winners will be randomly chosen at noon on June 15 and notified by Pick Tennessee Products.

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‘Get a Move on for GMOs’ Helps Farmers Stand Up for Biotechnology

GetaMoveOn.fb.org is Farm Bureau’s just-launched advocacy website that gives farmers and ranchers a simple way to “Get a Move On” for GMOs. Through the website, farmers can easily express support for a national, science-based labeling standard, like the approach taken in the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act (H.R. 1599).

Find out information on GMO crops in Tennessee - http://getamoveon.fb.org/PDFs/Tennessee&GMOs.pdf

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Upcoming Events

Advanced Master Beef Classes - Cattle Handling Facilities

Triple LLL Farms

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Advanced Master Beef Classes - Health

May 22, 2015
Triple LLL Farms
Fayette, Tipton and Hardeman County Extension will be teaming-up to provide an exciting, in-depth program being offered to local cattle producers by UT Extension.  The Advanced Master Beef Producer...