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Celebrate Tennessee Beef Month: A Guide to Steak Cuts

Jul 09, 2024 | TFC
July is Tennessee Beef Month, a perfect time to dive into the diversity of flavors and textures that steak has to offer. From your local producer’s freezer to your grocer’s meat section, you’ll find a variety of steak cuts that might seem overwhelming at first. ...

Pick Tennessee Products Partners With Homegrown By Heroes

Jul 08, 2024 | TFC
Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s (TDA) Pick Tennessee Products (PTP) program has joined together with Homegrown by Heroes to better promote local agricultural products produced by Tennessee farmer veterans.  

The Magic Number

Jul 08, 2024 | TFC
As soybean producers in the West Tennessee region enter the R3 and R4 reproductive growth stages this month, they will likely be battling two of the most stubborn insects in their lineup of pests: brown and green stink bugs.  

Protein power - Feeding your chickens during molting season

Jul 03, 2024 | TFC
At the height of mid-summer, it may feel too premature to discuss the upcoming fall molting season. However, the molting season can begin as early as August, depending on the exact age of your flock.  

Building the Ultimate Stock Tank Pool

Jul 03, 2024 | TFC
The summer heat and humidity have already been relentless this year. Without a source of water to cool off in, spending time outside can feel unbearable. For those without access to lakes, rivers, or public pools, there’s good news: standard farm fixtures can be repurposed ...

Milan No-Till Field Day Scheduled for July 25

Jul 02, 2024 | TFC
The 33rd Milan No-Till Field Day will be hosted on Thursday, July 25, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the AgResearch and Education Center at Milan, part of the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA). This year’s event will be in person only with no online componen...

Embrace the Summer with Fresh Herbs

Jun 27, 2024 | TFC
Summer is a wonderful time to refresh your herb garden. With longer days and warmer temperatures, June and July are the perfect months to plant fast-growing herbs like cilantro, basil, parsley, oregano, rosemary, chives, dill, sage, and thyme. These herbs thrive in the mild tempe...

Fescue farmers needed by 6/30/24

Jun 27, 2024 | TFC
Farmers in the tall fescue belt are eligible to take part in one of the largest initiatives ever undertaken to improve productivity, profitability, and conservation of grasslands in the eastern U.S. This program is open to beef producers and pasture-based sheep and goat operation...

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