• Springfield-Robertson County Farmers Market Celebrates Customers and Farmers

    Thursday, August 13, 2015 | 8:00am

    NASHVILLE-- When the Springfield-Robertson County Farmers Market holds its annual Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday, August 15, Pick Tennessee Products will join them to host a special media day celebrating farmers. Media will have access to the market’s vendors and farmers for interviews, and the market area will provide colorful images and video.

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  • Memphis Farmers Market Celebrates Anniversary, National Farmers Market Week

    Thursday, August 06, 2015 | 8:00am

    NASHVILLE— The Memphis Farmers Market has a lot to celebrate, and Pick Tennessee Products will be there for a special media day Saturday, August 8 to acknowledge the market’s 10 year anniversary and National Farmers Market Week. Media will have access to the market’s vendors and farmers for interviews, and the market area will provide colorful images and video.

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  • Eat, Learn, Bloom at Franklin Farmers Market

    Thursday, July 23, 2015 | 12:12pm

    NASHVILLE— Pick Tennessee Products will be at the Franklin Farmers Market for a special media day Saturday, July 25. Media will have access to the market’s vendors and farmers for interviews, and the market area will provide colorful images and video. 

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  • Ooltewah Market to Hold Farmers Appreciation Day

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | 3:35pm

    NASHVILLE-- Pick Tennessee Products will be at the Ooltewah Farmers Market for a special media day Thursday, July 23. Media will have access to the market’s vendors and farmers for interviews, and the market area will provide colorful images and video. 

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  • Family Fun Every Weekend in July

    Thursday, July 09, 2015 | 12:05pm

    NASHVILLE—If you are looking for weekend fun, the Tennessee Agricultural Museum has a great option. Summer Saturdays in July offer free hands-on activities and education for all ages.

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  • Milan Market Serves up Fresh Produce, New Look, Great Options

    Thursday, July 09, 2015 | 10:51am

    NASHVILLE— Pick Tennessee Products will be at the Milan Farmers Market for a special media day Friday, July 10. Media will have access to the market’s vendors and farmers for interviews, and the market area will provide colorful images and video. As part of the celebration, the market is offering free samples of watermelon at 10 a.m.

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  • Floodwaters Damage Thousands of Acres

    Tuesday, July 07, 2015 | 9:09am

    NASHVILLE—Unrelenting rainfall in West Tennessee has pushed the Mississippi River from its banks and tens of thousands of acres of farmland are now under water. This week Commissioner of Agriculture Julius Johnson, Deputy Commissioner Jai Templeton, and federal, state and local officials will visit Lauderdale and Dyer Counties to get a first-hand look at the damage.

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  • Tennessee Beef Promotion Board to Meet

    Thursday, July 02, 2015 | 3:38pm

    NASHVILLE– The Tennessee Beef Promotion Board will meet July 23 at 3 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, program update and budget plan.

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  • Tennessee Prepares for Potential Avian Influenza Outbreak

    Wednesday, July 01, 2015 | 4:16pm

    NASHVILLE— The ongoing high path avian influenza (HPAI) outbreak is now considered one of the most costly animal health disasters in American history. Although HPAI has not been detected in Tennessee, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture is taking steps to prepare. Three staff members recently returned from Minnesota where they used their skills to assist with the efforts to stop the spread of the illness. 

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  • Johnson County Farmers Market Media Day

    Thursday, June 25, 2015 | 8:00am

    NASHVILLE— Pick Tennessee Products will be at the Johnson County Farmers Market for a special media day Saturday, June 27.

    Media will have access to the market’s vendors and farmers for interviews. The market area will provide colorful images and video.

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  • Proposals Now Accepted for Tree Planting Projects

    Wednesday, May 20, 2015 | 3:29pm

    The Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry is now accepting urban forestry project proposals through the Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program (TAEP) and the Urban & Community Forestry (U&CF) Program.

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