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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.
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee state veterinarian’s office wants to make livestock owners and veterinarians aware of an outbreak of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) in several midwestern states.
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.
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.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two more Tennessee counties have been placed in quarantine after a beetle that kills emerald ash trees was found there earlier this month.
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.
Delvin Farms is a well-known, family-owned farm in Arrington that sells their produce at the Franklin Farmers Market, but they’ve also expanded their storefront across from Arrington Vineyards where you can shop during the week for fresh veggies, produce and more.
Tennessee’s 2020 Free Fishing Day, set for Saturday, June 6, will go on as scheduled, allowing anyone to fish free without a license in Tennessee’s public waters.
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.