• Frozen Vegetables Test Positive for Listeria

    Thursday, August 27, 2015 | 4:15pm

    NASHVILLE — The Consumer and Industry Services Division of the Tennessee Department of Agriculture is issuing a public advisory to warn consumers of Listeria monocytogenes discovered in two varieties of frozen vegetables sold in Tennessee.

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  • 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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  • Pest Control Advisory Board to Meet

    Thursday, July 09, 2015 | 10:20am

    NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Pest Control Licensing and Advisory Board will meet July 13 at 9:30 a.m. CST in the conference room of the Porter Building at Ellington Agricultural Center, 436 Hogan Rd, Nashville, Tenn. The agenda includes a review and approval of minutes, special licensing requests, a presentation on integrated pest management and organic product use in pest control. The meeting is open to the public.

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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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