TN Ag Tag

-from tn.gov The Tennessee Ag Tag has cruised the road for 20 years now. The tag with the little red barn arrived in September 1996 and became a popular symbol of Tennessee’s rural heritage and beautiful countryside for farmers and urban residents. Today the tag provides much more than symbolic support. Proceeds from sales of the specialty plate go to the Tennessee Agricultural Development Fund....
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Register Now! Pumpkins for Profit: Growing Tennessee Agriculture Tour

Join the Tennessee Agritourism Association (TAA) for a multi-day educational event designed to increase pumpkin production and on-farm direct marketing knowledge on July 31-August 2, 2016. Participants will hear from pumpkin producers with behind-the-scenes tours of their operations. Tours are tentatively scheduled for: · Falcon Ridge Farm — Toone, TN · Country Pumpkins — Caledonia, MS · Wise...
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June 15, Marketing Your CSA and Keeping Your Customers Happy

This workshop will help participants develop a marketing plan and provide tips for marketing their CSA, led by Megan Bruch, Center for Profitable Agriculture, and Ron and Chris Arnold, Herb and Plow Farm, Grimsley, TN. These six workshops will be taught by experienced growers and UT personnel and will provide growers with training in planning, structuring, marketing, managing, analyzing...
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May 11, Choosing Equipment for a Small, Diversified Farm

This workshop will cover choosing equipment for a small, diversified operation. led by Bob Due, Terraced Gardens Farm, New Tazewell, TN These six workshops will be taught by experienced growers and UT personnel and will provide growers with training in planning, structuring, marketing, managing, analyzing profitability and expanding a CSA. These 2-hour workshops are scheduled for one Monday...
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April 13, Adding Fruit Crops to Your CSA

This workshop will introduce participants to considerations for small and tree fruit production. Led by David Lockwood, Plant Sciences, and Shannon Meadows, Mountain Meadows Farm, Heiskell, TN. These six workshops will be taught by experienced growers and UT personnel and will provide growers with training in planning, structuring, marketing, managing, analyzing profitability and expanding a...
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