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Farm Bureau presidents visit UT Martin

06-12-2017

Contact 1: Erin Chesnut

 



MARTIN, Tenn. — FARM BUREAU PRESIDENTS VISIT UT MARTIN – The Tennessee Governor’s School for the Agricultural Sciences, hosted at the University of Tennessee at Martin, welcomed guest speakers Jeff Aiken (left), president of the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation, and Zippy Duvall (center), president of the national American Farm Bureau Federation, to campus June 8. Duvall spoke to TGSAS students, who are juniors and seniors in high school, about the impact of federal regulations on agricultural production and the differences among agricultural practices across the nation. He also urged them to take advantage of opportunities presented to them to find and use new talents to help accomplish the goals of the worldwide agricultural community. Both men are pictured with Dr. Keith Carver (left), UT Martin chancellor.

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