Tennessee children hospitalized with E. coli linked to raw milk

· June 6, 2018

The Knox County, Tennessee, Health Department has issued a warning after nearly 10 children have been hospitalized at the East Tennessee Children’s Hospital with E. coli after drinking raw milk from a farm. The Knox County Health Department said they believe they have linked the E. coli 0157 infection to raw milk from French Broad […]

Tennessee cops look to identify tractor thief caught on camera

· November 21, 2017

The Tipton County Sheriff’s Office in Tennessee is seeking information on the identity of a tractor thief who got away with nearly $300,000 in farming equipment. On October 26, a John Deere 8320R tractor, valued at $250,000, and Woods 14’ Rotary Mower, valued at $12,000, was stolen from the 7600 block of Austin Peay Highway […]

Tennessee man charged in $43M tractor supply scheme

· July 13, 2017

A White County, Tennessee man is charged with wire fraud and money laundering after duping $10 million from investors in a $43 million tractor supply investment scheme. According to the Fox 17 Nashville, Jeffery Lynn Gentry, who owned and operated Gentry Brothers Tractor Supply and Gentry Auto in Sparta, told investors from 2012 to December […]

Tennessee class wins Farm Bureau’s First Peas Contest

· May 30, 2017

A Tennessee third-grade class is the winner of the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture’s First Peas to the Table Contest, a national competition for schools that encourages children in kindergarten through fifth grade to plant, raise, and harvest peas. Mary Tomlin’s class at Fayette Academy in Somerville won the grand prize – a visit […]

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