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Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency enacts Chronic Wasting Disease plan

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA)

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is enacting the Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Response plan, following a preliminary positive detection of CWD in white-tailed deer in Hardeman County and Fayette County. The response plan involves a coordinated effort between TWRA, Tennessee Department of Agriculture, and other partners.

Seven deer in Fayette County and three in Hardeman County have preliminarily tested positive for CWD. Additional samples are being tested and the TWRA is actively trying to contact the hunters who harvested these deer.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports a preliminary positive detection of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in white-tailed deer in Hardeman County and Fayette County.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports a preliminary positive detection of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in white-tailed deer in Hardeman County and Fayette County.

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture proposes New Requirements for Herbicide Use

 

Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is proposing new rules and requirements for use of herbicides containing dicamba in the commercial production of cotton and soybeans.

TDA is seeking approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a Special Local Needs [24(c)] label to further restrict use of new formulation products in Tennessee including BASF’s Engenia, Monsanto’s XtendiMax and Dupont’s FeXapan.

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Walk Across Tennessee with Healthy Clarksville

 

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan will kickoff program June 3rd at Downtown Market

Healthy ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Looking for a fun, easy way to ramp up your organization’s wellness program? Or get a personal improvement project started?

Then join Healthy Clarksville/Mayor’s Fitness Council for Walk Across Tennessee. Developed by University of Tennessee Extension, the Walk Across Tennessee campaign is designed to get Tennesseans on the path to health and fitness.

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National Farm Safety and Health Week promotes awareness of safety solutions year round

 

The Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – Farmers are at very high risk for fatal and non-fatal injuries while on the job. In fact, Tennessee is among the top six states for deaths due to tractor accidents in agricultural work, according to data from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health.

During National Farm Safety and Health Week this September, the Department of Health joins the Department of Agriculture in raising awareness of the risks of farming accidents and ways to save lives through prevention.

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United Way Participates in America Saves Week, February 24th – March 1st

 

United Way joins Governor Bill Haslam, Mayor Karl Dean in National Effort, Encourages Tennesseans to Save

Nashville, TN – United Way of Metropolitan Nashville will join the University of Tennessee Extension, Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions, Tennessee Financial Education Commission, and more than 1,000 non-profit, government, and corporate organizations in America Saves Week, February 24th – March 1st, 2014. America Saves Week is a national effort to encourage consumers to be more conscientious with saving their money.

Mayor Dean recently issued a proclamation for the occasion, stating that “many Nashvillians do not have a savings strategy for life’s necessities and expenses.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Treasury Department says America Saves Week Emphasizes the Value of Putting Money Aside

 

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Did you know that nearly half of Americans don’t have a savings plan with specific goals? Or that about one-third of Americans don’t have enough emergency funds on hand to cover unexpected expenses like car repairs or visits to the doctor?

In our modern world, computers and personal electronic devices make it easier all the time to spend money, but fewer tools are available to encourage people to save money. «Read the rest of this article»

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Montgomery County Master Gardener program Accepting Applications for Fall Class Sessions

 

UT Extension OfficeMontgomery County, TN – The Tennessee Master Gardener Program is a volunteer service program provided by the University of Tennessee Extension.

The program serves Tennesseans with home horticulture information and recruits new volunteers for training, certification and service through the local Extension offices. «Read the rest of this article»

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