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Cast Iron Myths, Busted!

Nov 28, 2022 | TFC
Many people remember Grandma cooking their favorite chicken or cornbread in a slick, black skillet. But as the resurgence of cast iron continues, folks are finding out that versatility is one of Lodge Cast Iron’s major benefits. Cast iron is incredibly durable, has a natura...

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Cases Increase in Tennessee

Nov 22, 2022 | TFC
The Tennessee State Veterinarian is reporting a third detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in the state. The latest occurrence affects a commercial chicken facility in Bledsoe County.  

Curbing Boredom in the Coop

Nov 22, 2022 | TFC
As chickens spend more time confined in their coop through the winter months, boredom and behavioral problems such as egg-eating, feather picking, and cannibalism may occur. Proactively planning ways to keep your chickens entertained can ensure they stay happy and healthy until s...

Feeding pigs

Nov 22, 2022 | TFC
When feeding pigs, it is important to consider their nutritional requirements as there is no such thing as a ‘standard‘ diet.

How to Keep Your Rabbits Warm During the Winter

Nov 22, 2022 | TFC
It is important for rabbit owners to do whatever they can to ensure their pets are safe and warm during cold weather snaps, as domesticated rabbits are not as efficient at keeping themselves warm as their wild counterparts.  

10 Tips for Preparing Your Thanksgiving Bird

Nov 14, 2022 | TFC
There’s a lot of preparation that goes into preparing a turkey complete with crispy skin, tender meat, and a savory flavor. After all, the stakes are high when the main entrĂ©e is involved!  

Specialty Vegetable Crops Workshop is December 13

Nov 14, 2022 | TFC
The University of Tennessee (UT), Southern, and the UT Extension Center for Profitable Agriculture are teaming up for their second annual Reaching Local Farms educational workshop for farmers and farm families in the southern Middle Tennessee region.

Ten ways to improve early lactation performance and peak milk yield

Nov 14, 2022 | TFC
Research shows dry period nutrition and management affects health and performance after birth.


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