Tag: Department of Agriculture

The forecast is sunny for new WBBJ meteorologist

Lobelville, Tennessee, seems an unlikely starting point for a television meteorologist, but Perry County native Shaley Dawson has seized an unexpected opportunity to join the WBBJ Eyewitness News 7 team and bring professional weather forecasts to thousands of West Tennesseans.

Corteva Agriscience donates $35,000 worth of retired drones to UT Martin

Corteva Agriscience, of Union City, donated 35 retired drones, valued at approximately $35,000, to the University of Tennessee at Martin to supplement three new courses premiering fall 2021 that will teach students the fundamentals of unmanned aerial systems and its emerging importance in the field of agriculture and natural resources management.  

Farming with faith: Foulks finishes school online while farming family land

When Justin Foulks received the news during his junior year of college that his cousin had been killed in an accident, he knew the responsibilities of his family farm in Rondo, Arkansas, would now increase.

Agriculture Future of America Leaders Conference accepts 100% of UT Martin student applicants

Eight University of Tennessee at Martin agriculture students were accepted to the 2020 Agriculture Future of America Leaders Conference, which was hosted virtually Nov. 11-14.

Disaster prep course teaches students awareness, self-reliance

To protect his family and their wellbeing, Dr. Stan Dunagan, professor of geology, prepares for the worst.

 

 

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