Tag Archives: Tennessee Department of Agriculture

HEMP GROWERS, DON’T MISS THE DEADLINE

NASHVILLE – Only a few days remain for Tennessee’s licensed hemp growers to report their crop acreage to USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA). Although the original reporting deadline was Aug. 15, FSA is waiving late fees as long as growers contact FSA by Sept. 15. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture …

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ORDERS NOW ACCEPTED FOR DIVISION OF FORESTRY TREE SEEDLINGS

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry (TDF) is offering a variety of tree and shrub seedlings for reforestation and conservation projects. The East Tennessee Nursery in Delano, Tenn. produces forest seedlings and is accepting orders until April 30, 2021. The nursery supports a $24.3 billion dollar forest …

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USMCA BENEFITS TENNESSEE PRODUCERS

NASHVILLE — The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) has now gone into effect, providing new market opportunities for Tennessee farmers. “With the economic challenges that the agriculture industry has experienced in recent years, farmers throughout our state are happy to have this win,” Agriculture Commissioner Charlie Hatcher, D.V.M. said. “We appreciate …

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