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Tennessee Home & Farm Radio is a two-minute agricultural highlight with co-hosts Lee Maddox, Melissa Burniston Bratton and Amy Beckham. Radio programs mostly focus on Tennessee agriculture and rural life with some national scope thrown in to keep everyone informed. Maddox is a native of Lincoln County, Tennessee, where he was raised on a cattle farm, and he is a graduate of MTSU’s communications department. Bratton hails from Johnson County, Tennessee, where her family has a nursery and landscaping business, and she graduated from Tennessee Tech University with a double major in agricultural education and communications. Amy Beckham is from Cookeville, Tennessee where she grew up visiting her uncle's cattle farm. She graduated from UT Knoxville with a degree in food and agricultural business and a minor in agricultural communications.

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Tennessee Home & Farm Radio is a two-minute agricultural highlight with co-hosts Lee Maddox, Melissa Burniston Bratton and Amy Beckham. Radio programs mostly focus on Tennessee agriculture and rural life with some national scope thrown in to keep everyone informed. Maddox is a native of Lincoln County, Tennessee, where he was raised on a cattle farm, and he is a graduate of MTSU’s communications department. Bratton hails from Johnson County, Tennessee, where her family has a nursery and landscaping business, and she graduated from Tennessee Tech University with a double major in agricultural education and communications. Amy Beckham is from Cookeville, Tennessee where she grew up visiting her uncle's cattle farm. She graduated from UT Knoxville with a degree in food and agricultural business and a minor in agricultural communications.

    Shooting for an Important Cause

    Shooting for an Important Cause

    It is the fifth year for Tennessee Shooting Hunger events and despite the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, agriculture groups were still able to come together for a sporting clays event at the Nashville Gun Club benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank of Tennessee.

    • 2 min
    Fall is the Best Time

    Fall is the Best Time

    In many areas, it’s not too late to plant new grass seed.

    • 2 min
    Urging Farmers to Be Safe Around Railway Crossings

    Urging Farmers to Be Safe Around Railway Crossings

    This week is Rail Safety week and the American Farm Bureau Federation is promoting safety tips for farmers.

    • 2 min
    CFAP 2.0

    CFAP 2.0

    The Trump Administration and USDA have announced the second round of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program known as CFAP 2.0.

    • 2 min
    Every Farmer Counts

    Every Farmer Counts

    It’s no secret that agriculture is one our most dangerous occupations and Agricenter International has developed a new Farm Safety training course.

    • 2 min
    Ag Enhancement Turns 15

    Ag Enhancement Turns 15

    The Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program (TAEP) has supported farm production projects for 15 years.

    • 2 min

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