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Discipline on the farm When he chose to attend the Weakley Farmers Co-op Beef Producer Meeting in February, Clark Cattle Company owner John Clark had no idea that he would be gathering information that would bring gains to Story and photos by Allison Farley
It takes a village Early morning feedings, hours of practice, and a passion for showing livestock often drive the performance of both animals and humans when the highly anticipated gate call rings out over the loudspeakStory and photos by Kailee Scott
Cotton harvest checklist As the hot days of September begin, farmers across the Southeast are preparing for harvest. In cotton country, preparation often involves pulling the cotton pickers into the shop and performing generaStory by Ben White, GreenPoint Ag Regional Manager, Ag Technologies
A sense of connection We see it publicized all over the country: “veterans are America’s heroes.” But when push comes to shove, are we really treating them that way? This was the thought-provoking question that led to thStory by Cara Moore Photos provided by Middle Tennessee State University
Growing lessons Glen Roberts landed on an unusual idea when brainstorming ways to create a school garden in Monticello, Kentucky’s Wayne County Schools campus. Why not alter the growing season so students could enjStory and photos by Claire Hill
Falling into summer vacation Are you looking to go on a quick trip with your family in these waning days of summer? Fall Creek Falls State Park in Spencer is a great option for Tennesseans looking to get away before school startsStory by Allison Farley Photos submitted by Tennessee State Parks
Fungi futures Jim and Jamie Moreau moved from Maui, Hawaii, to Humphreys County in 2018 with big dreams of providing fresh produce to Tennesseans. Four years later, the Moreaus’ Twin Bridge Farm produces 100 pouStory and photos by Claire Hill
Dreams to reality As a child, Donna Haas longed for a horse of her own. “I was constantly asking my parents to buy me the horse I had always wanted,” says Donna, a customer of Wilson Farmers Cooperative. “But they weStory and photos by Allison Farley
An ounce of prevention The first seven months of 2022 have evaporated, and mid-South farmers now find themselves within a stone’s throw of harvest season. Gone are the days of relying on time-worn hunches, a can of WD-40, aStory by Mark Johnson
Fresh is the focus It’s hard to resist the ambiance of a Saturday morning farmers market — the warm sunshine beating down on colorful tents, the fresh scents of home-baked goods and homegrown produce, and the enthusiastStory by Cara Moore Photos by Cara Moore and Claire Hill

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