Saturday morning at Nashville Farmers Market

I grew up on a ranch where Saturday mornings were for chores and feeding the cattle. After 5 years of college, I still don't know what to do with my Saturdays. My last trip to the Nashville Farmers Market was when my siblings came to visit on Spring Break. There wasn't much in season then, … Continue reading Saturday morning at Nashville Farmers Market

AgProud: Nashville Certified Organic Farmer

If there's any group of farmers that relies on independent and local marketing in today's food trade, it's organic and local farmers. Today I feature Delvin Farms, an organic producer from Nashville, Tennessee. One of the great things about agriculture and food in this country is that we are able to afford food choices. Although … Continue reading AgProud: Nashville Certified Organic Farmer

Cattlemen’s College: Cattle Feed Efficiency

Last week while at the Cattle Industry Convention in Nashville, Tennessee I had the opportunity to attend a series of classes designated to ¬†inform and educate cattle producers and the associating community on the latest technologies in cattle production. The Cattlemen's College covered a variety of topics ranging from Nutrition, Reproduction, and Ag Business Management. … Continue reading Cattlemen’s College: Cattle Feed Efficiency

The Many Reasons To Love Cattlemen’s Conventions

Where to begin? This has been a very fun week in Nashville and I still have one more day to go. A record 7,000+ cattlemen/women and community members have invaded the Opryland Resort. Every where you look there are advertisements from vendors, equipment sales, and breed association. Too many things to do. Too many people … Continue reading The Many Reasons To Love Cattlemen’s Conventions

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 … Continue reading NCBA Convention 2012 in Music City Nashville – Tweetup