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Tennessee Farm Bureau Hosts Agriculture U.S. Senate Forum

The Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation hosted an agricultural forum for the two U.S. Senate nominees, Sen. Lamar Alexander and Democratic challenger Gordon Ball, at the Hyder-Burks Pavilion on the Tennessee Tech University campus. Tennessee Farm Bureau volunteer leaders from across the state were in attendance as the candidates answered questions on issues concerning agriculture, the economy, labor and the environment.


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Cooperatives provide billion-dollar boost to state's economy

October is Cooperative Month in Tennessee, and proclamation signed by Gov. Bill Haslam deeming it as such heaps high praise on the approximately 200 member-owned organizations that employ more than 6,000 individuals, impact our state’s economy by more than $1 billion, and provide a wide array of products and services to member-owners.

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Wild Hog Eradication update

Outreach has continued with several wild hog control demonstrations being conducted at UT Extension field-days. The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, USDA Wildlife Services, TWRA and others are doing a great job educating the public on this issue.  Also, a WHEAT video has been created to aid in outreach efforts.

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Upcoming Events

Columbia Cattle Sale

Oct 30, 2014

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Columbia Sheep & Goat Sale

Oct 27, 2014
Columbia Livestock Center
Sheep and goat sales are held at the Columbia Livestock Center the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 3:00 p.m. For more information, visit the Tennessee Livestock Producers website - www....

National FFA Convention

Oct 29, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014
Louisville, KY