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The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet in a special virtual session Friday, May 15 beginning at 9 a.m. to vote on two items with the commissioners participating remotely.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture is beginning a new digital learning series on Tuesday, May 5, titled Tennessee Turf Tuesday. The free series will consist of a live webinar on the first Tuesday of each month from May through October, with each session f…
Angel Heart Farm will participate in #GivingTuesdayNow to raise funds and in-kind donations to support its equine-therapy programs for children with chronic illnesses.
The Nolensville Farmers Market will open the 2020 season on April 25 and run every Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon until Thanksgiving.
Researchers at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture’s Amphibian Disease Laboratory are working to understand—and hopefully get ahead of—highly contagious pathogens affecting amphibians in Europe and Asia. One of the pathogens of interest is Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans, …
Gardeners in locales more southern than Tennessee have used different members of the Osmanthus tribe for years. Southern coastal areas even have an Osmanthus species as part of their native flora (Osmanthus americanus, syn. Cartrema americana). Perhaps the recent string of mild winters has e…
COLUMBIA, Tenn. — Like other businesses and families, Tennessee’s direct farm marketers, value-added agriculture entrepreneurs and agritourism operators are facing new and imposing challenges posed by the COVID-19 outbreak and by local, state and national efforts to flatten the curve of infe…
While the COVID-19 outbreak continues to evolve, Tennessee’s farms remain an ideal source for fresh and local produce, dairy products and meats.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The coronavirus pandemic is causing rapid changes to our daily lives and the economy. Work hours are being reduced and jobs are being cut across many industries.
As grocery stores face a shortage of meat, eggs, bread, jarred and canned goods, produce and more, some Williamson County farmers markets are hoping to produce a steadier flow of food for shoppers while continuing to support local food vendors.
Tennessee is reeling from deadly tornadoes that raced across the state in the early morning hours of March 3, and now comes the cleanup and recovery.
Applications are now being accepted for the Williamson County Fair Jr. Fair Board (JFB) and for its annual scholarship, two opportunities that encourage and celebrate youth involvement in the Williamson County Fair.
Paul Bizier (PE, D.WRE, F.EWRI, F.ASCE) was recently announced as the Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI) Lifetime Achievement Award winner.
Southall, one of Tennessee’s most innovative and sustainable farms, will unveil its extensive grounds along with a luxury inn, spa and cottages in 2021, but its apiary and its 2.5 million bees are already being recognized as a key player in the larger agricultural and native biome.
The University of Tennessee Center for Profitable Agriculture is offering three opportunities for training this month to help entrepreneurs develop value-added agricultural businesses.
Despite another year of international trade conflicts, research from the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture outlines the continued economic strength that the agri-forestry industrial complex provides to the state of Tennessee. Detailed analyses from the Department of Agricultur…
I was first introduced to “red-twig" dogwoods by an elderly gardening friend about 25 years ago. She pointed out a large, multi-stemmed shrub growing out in the middle of her lawn called a red-twig dogwood. I had never heard of such and thought to myself “what a strange looking dogwood.”