• "Fall" In Love With Cool Weather Crops

    Friday, October 16, 2015 | 8:00am

    NASHVILLE—Get ready to “fall” in love again. Now that autumn is in the air, the vegetables you couldn’t get enough of in May and June are back on local farms and at area farmers markets. Alongside mounds of pumpkins and sweet potatoes, you’re liable to see baskets of the yellow squash, kale, cabbage and broccoli that were once only considered early crops.

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  • Citizens Urged to Practice Safe Debris Burning

    Thursday, October 15, 2015 | 12:22pm

    NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry is reminding residents who want to burn yard debris to follow simple safety practices to prevent wildfires. The official start of wildfire season in Tennessee is Oct. 15.

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  • Tennessee Beef Promotion Board to Meet

    Monday, October 05, 2015 | 4:10pm

    NASHVILLE– The Tennessee Beef Promotion Board will meet October 23 at 1 p.m. CT at the Tennessee Beef Industry Council located at 530 Brandies Circle Suite A in Murfreesboro, Tenn. The agenda includes a review and approval of minutes, review of board finances, and program update.

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  • Morristown Farmers Market Shows Off New Pavilion

    Thursday, September 17, 2015 | 8:00am

    NASHVILLE— The Morristown Farmers Market will host a special media day at their new pavilion on Saturday, September 19. Farmers, vendors and elected officials will be on hand for interviews and the market activities and children’s treasure hunt will provide opportunities for vibrant video and photos.

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  • Workshops Connect Farmers & Chefs for New Statewide Alliance

    Friday, September 11, 2015 | 3:40pm

    Nashville—Farmers and chefs now have the opportunity to meet, connect for business, and ultimately create an official statewide alliance. The Tennessee Farm and Restaurant Alliance will serve as a hub for farm-to-foodservice relationships and for information about issues related to farm and food business.

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  • Talking Avian Influenza, Human Health, and Being Prepared

    Tuesday, September 08, 2015 | 3:43pm

    NASHVILLE—Three state agencies are coming together to ensure that human health and animal health remain top priorities in Tennessee.

    On September 10, leaders of the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, Tennessee Department of Health, and Tennessee Emergency Management Agency will hold a joint media event at the Tennessee State Fair in Nashville.

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