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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Agriculture Department is stepping up measures to keep rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus type 2 out of the state. The virus is highly contagious and fatal to domestic rabbits, wild hares and pikas.

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Fair organizers are forging ahead with plans to keep agriculture the star and focus of the Williamson County Fair and to provide great new agricultural experiences.

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Trillium, sometimes known by common names including wake robin or trinity flower, is a genus comprised of 49 species, with 39 of them being native to North America. In their native habitat trillium grow best in partly shaded, deciduous woodland areas. In early spring these ephemeral beauties…

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Cotton, corn, soybeans, wheat. These row crops make up the bulk of row crop agriculture across Tennessee, and a new certification from University of Tennessee Extension is now available for row crop producers.

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​A frequent landscape situation experienced by gardening enthusiasts is a need for evergreen plants for smaller spaces in the landscape. There are very few trees or shrubs that fit into this category without needing substantial maintenance pruning. Finding plants that don’t require seasonal …

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Over the next year, the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture will lead a team of scientists from six partnering institutions to help nursery growers transition to labor-saving automation and related technologies. 

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The Volunteer State is home to one of the most distinguished land conservation organizations in the country, The Land Trust for Tennessee, which recently received the Land Trust Alliance’s National Land Trust Excellence Award for its strategic and visionary work in conserving land that matte…

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NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry is accepting applications for the 2020 Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) program until Sept. 11. Departments may now apply for VFA Wildland Fire Suppression Kits to supplement their department's wildland firefighting capacity.

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Farmers markets throughout Tennessee have worked diligently to connect producers of fresh, local foods to consumers safely. From visiting a new market to lighting up the night in Nashville, there are many ways to celebrate farmers markets during National Farmers Market Week Aug. 2-8, 2020.

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After an incredible run of online sales featuring packaged meals and boxes brimming with fresh produce, the team at Southall is re-opening the Farm Stand with a bounty of innovative, hand-crafted products to feed the body and soul.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee agriculture officials have doubled the reimbursement available for fruit and vegetable farmers who achieve a certification that lets them sell directly to customers.