Category: Tennessee

We Back Pat – Women’s Basketball Fighting Alzheimer’s Disease

This is “We Back Pat” Week. During the week of January 15-22, SEC member institutions will support the Pat Summitt Foundation Fund during their home basketball games. If you follow Women’s NCAA Basketball, I am certain you’ve heard of Tennessee Coach Pat Summitt. For 38 seasons Summitt has led the Lady Vols from the sidelines in over […]

NCBA Convention 2012 in Music City Nashville – Tweetup

Education. Networking. Opportunity. Fun. That’s how the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) describes their 114th annual convention as it comes to Music City Nashville February 1-4. I know it’s still 3 weeks away, but I can’t hold it to myself. I’ll be going and it’ll be my first large industry convention to attend. (Oh and […]

The Battle of Spring Hill

I wouldn’t call myself a Civil War aficionado, but I have always been intrigued by the era. The antebellum plantation houses, with large columns, and huge trees have always caught my eye. And of course the shift in the ranching lifestyles that occurred shortly after the war. Names like Nathan Bedford Forrest, Robert E Lee, Stonewall Jackson, Ulysses S […]

Hockey and Farming?

Saturday I had the awesome opportunity to attend my first every ice hockey game. My uncle came over to Nashville for the weekend and we went to the Nashville Predators game against the Montreal Canadiens. We had seats four rows up from the glass pretty close to the net. I compared it to a basketball […]

Tennessee Ag Facts: Tobacco

Since my move to Tennessee, I have seen some new things in Agriculture. One of them is tobacco. Although tobacco is slowly easing its way out of the immediate area, the red tobacco barns are still standing. These days many of them make good hay barns. During my trip to Houston County a few weeks […]

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