Ag News

2023 Green Industry Field Day Scheduled for June 27

Jun 05, 2023 | TFC
The Green Industry Field Day will be hosted in person this year by the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) and the Tennessee Nursery and Landscape Association. The event takes place on June 27, 2023, and participants will enjoy a variety of sessions beginning ...

Solving the fungicide puzzle

Jun 05, 2023 | TFC
Successfully growing high-yielding corn in the warm and humid southeast U.S. is more of a challenge than many people realize. There is a minefield of decisions for a farmer to make, and choices can result in a loss of profits or just the opposite: higher yields and a better botto...

10 Best Peppers to Grow in Tennessee

Jun 05, 2023 | TFC
Peppers are heat-loving vegetables that make a great, low-maintenance addition to any garden. With so many varieties to choose from, how do you know which ones are best?  

Importance of proper rabbit diet

Jun 05, 2023 | TFC
The basis for the best ration for rabbits consists of high-quality pellets, clean water, and limited fresh vegetables.  

UT Extension Officially Opens 4-H and Youth Development Center at Lone Oaks Farm

May 26, 2023 | TFC
The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) hosted a ribbon cutting for the new UT Extension 4-H and Youth Development Center at Lone Oaks Farm in Middleton on Monday, May 22, 2023.     

Bird Buffet

May 26, 2023 | TFC
Knowing what type of seed different birds prefer can help you attract specific species to your backyard, whether it be blue jays, cardinals, chickadees, or hummingbirds. While some birds may eagerly gobble up anything you set out, others have pickier palates and may not come arou...