Pork producer delegate elections set for Aug. 8
Jul 29, 2019
Eligibility requirements for delegate and election participation include that the producer is
1) at least 18 years old;
2) a resident of the state of Tennessee; and
3) up-to-date on have assessment payments.
Interested candidates are encouraged to bring a sales receipt in order to verify proof of sale and checkoff requirements for hogs sold in the individual’s name. These elected delegates will represent Tennessee at the 2020 National Pork Forum to be held March 4-6 in Kansas City, Mo. For more information, contact Tennessee Pork Producers Association at 13994 Versailles Rd., Rockvale, Tenn., 37153, or 615-274-6533. Pork producer delegate elections set for Aug. 8
Read More News
The University of Tennessee System President Randy Boyd and University of Tennessee, Knoxville Chancellor Donde Plowman announced on Jan. 26, leadership transitions at the UT Institute of Agriculture (UTIA).
The Tennessee Department of Revenue and the Tennessee Department of Agriculture remind farmers, timber harvesters, and nursery operators that they can buy more items tax-free in 2023.
Despite a year wrought with market volatility brought about by supply chain issues and global events, researchers and Extension specialists from the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) say Tennessee’s agricultural and related exports continue to bolster the state’s economy. Exports reached $2.7 billion in 2022, up $412 million or 18% over 2021. This increase follows a 17% increase in 2021 as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic began to recede.