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Mid-South Agricultural Trade Conference Scheduled for March 5

Mid-South Agricultural Trade Conference Scheduled for March 5

Farmers, agribusinesses, and agriculture leaders will benefit from attending the Mid-South Agricultural Trade Conference on March 5 on the campus of the University of Tennessee at...

Feb 17, 2020
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Outstanding Fairs Honored at 98th Annual Convention

Outstanding Fairs Honored at 98th Annual Convention

Fairs across Tennessee are celebrating the awards received during the Tennessee Association of Fairs (TAF) 98th Annual Convention in Murfreesboro Jan. 16-18.  ...

Feb 10, 2020
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Dalton selected for 2020 National 4-H Congress Design Team

Dalton selected for 2020 National 4-H Congress Design Team

Tennessee 4-H member Will Dalton is one of eight teens selected from across the nation to sit on the Design Team for the 100th National 4-H Congress in Atlanta, Ga. This Design...

Feb 03, 2020
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UT Extension Hosts Grain Conference in West Tennessee

UT Extension Hosts Grain Conference in West Tennessee

Informative presentations, an extensive trade show, and an opportunity to network with some of the leaders in corn and soybean production are all on the agenda for the 2020 West...

Jan 27, 2020

Agronomy News

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Three Actions to Get the Most from your Adjuvant

Three Actions to Get the Most from your Adjuvant

A tractor is a necessity on the farm, but without fuel it’s useless. The same principle applies to herbicides and adjuvants. Until a herbicide’s active ingredient meets its...

Feb 17, 2020
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Spring Reseeding Options for Forage

Spring Reseeding Options for Forage

Spring is a good time to replenish a lost forage stand or to establish a new stand by interseeding perennials or annuals into existing grass. Your local Co-op carries some great options...

Feb 10, 2020
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Fine-tuning Fertilizer Prescriptions with Multiple Yield Goals

Fine-tuning Fertilizer Prescriptions with Multiple Yield Goals

As soil sample results begin to roll in, it’s time to start analyzing the data to set yield goals for spring fertilizer applications. Whether you use variable or traditional flat...

Feb 03, 2020
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Frost Seeding Clover — Ask Our Experts

Frost Seeding Clover — Ask Our Experts

By Brett Jones, Tennessee Farmers Cooperative regional agronomy specialist, and Greg Aston, Allied Seed South Central sales representative  ...

Jan 27, 2020

Livestock News

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What research says about optimizing replacement heifers

What research says about optimizing replacement heifers

Developing replacement heifers for the breeding herd is one of the major challenges facing many beef producers. Optimum reproductive performance and lifetime productivity of a cow are...

Feb 17, 2020
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Advantages of Organic Trace Minerals

Advantages of Organic Trace Minerals

Minerals required by livestock are commonly divided into two general categories: macrominerals and microminerals.  Macrominerals are those required in relatively large amounts, and...

Feb 10, 2020
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Mitigate Grass Tetany and Improve Herd Mineral Status

Mitigate Grass Tetany and Improve Herd Mineral Status

As winter yields to spring, grass begins to “green-up” and pastures become dotted with new baby calves.  Along with calving season cow-calf producers will also manage...

Feb 03, 2020
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Supplementing Cattle with Pressed Blocks

Supplementing Cattle with Pressed Blocks

Winter beef cattle feeding programs in the Southeast are typically based upon stored hay. While considered a necessary practice, increasing input costs make it an expensive one as well....

Jan 27, 2020

Rural Lifestyle News

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Care and brooding of baby chicks

Care and brooding of baby chicks

Raising and owning chickens can be a family fun affair. It is approaching the time of year when our Co-ops are filled with baby chicks awaiting their new home, but there are a few...

Feb 17, 2020
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Jumpstart spring with late-winter lawn, garden care

Jumpstart spring with late-winter lawn, garden care

March is almost here — the month when lawns and gardens begin waking up and “green thumbs” start itching to get outdoors. While the strong possibility of frosty nights...

Feb 10, 2020
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Herd is the Word for Seeding/Spreading

Herd is the Word for Seeding/Spreading

To make quick work of seeding or fertilizing small or large acreage, food plots, or yards, Herd Seeders has a variety of products that can get the job done.  ...

Feb 03, 2020
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Run Clean With Lucas Oil

Run Clean With Lucas Oil

From oils and greases to problem-solving additives, the Lucas brand has become synonymous with premium-quality oil-related products. With a focus on extending the longevity of virtually...

Jan 27, 2020

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