Learn how to pick a watermelon at its peak from your local farmers market or roadside stand.
Learn fun facts about tomatoes – Tennessee’s top vegetable crop in production value.
Think you know the average age of America’s farmers? It may be different than what you think.
Learn fun facts and get delicious recipes featuring a springtime staple: strawberries.
Each year around the first day of spring, the Agriculture Council of America throws a nationwide celebration.
Celebrate the fall apple harvest with delicious recipes and interesting facts about this all-American fruit.
Did you know garlic is both a vegetable and an herb? April is National Garlic Month (Garlic Day is April 19) and we’re celebrating with a few garlic fun facts.
Did you think yams and sweet potatoes were the same vegetable? Well, you’re not alone – it’s a fairly common mistake for Americans to refer to certain varieties of sweet potatoes as yams. Find out the difference between the two.
Americans celebrate National Bacon Day Sept. 3, and it’s no wonder — the average American will eat more than 17 pounds of bacon each year. Check out these other facts and some delicious bacon recipes including Maple Brown Sugar Bacon and Mini Bacon, Basil and Tomato Sandwiches.
Did you know that a mule is a cross between a female horse and a male donkey (or “jack”)? Here are a few more fun facts about these unusual farm animals.
Did you know that you can tell whether an egg is fresh or stale by dropping it in water? Learn this and other farm facts about eggs.
To give you a head start in your pursuit of a heavenly ham, read on for our answers to commonly asked ham questions.
Tennessee has a connection to Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway.
No other animal provides society with a wider range of products than pigs.
Corn, wheat, milk – even tiny tots in America know that some products come from farms. But how many people realize that detergents, X-ray film and crayons wouldn’t be here without farmers and their crops?
Softwood or hardwood? Maple or pine?
Beef up your knowledge with these facts on the cattle industry, the largest segment of American agriculture.
Explore trivia and farm facts about wheat and grain.
Soybeans are the top cash crop in Tennessee.
What’s the difference between a broiler and a fryer? We have the answer to this and other farm facts about chickens and poultry.
Cotton in Tennessee is a big cash crop – literally, since the cotton is used to make dollar bills. Want to learn more farm facts about cotton?
Farm facts about milk and other dairy products, cows and dairy farms.