TN Farm Bureau Expands Shooting Hunger Fundraiser

Cindy Zimmerman

A high-powered program developed to take aim at food insecurity in Tennessee is expanding its sites to the entire state. During what was one of the hardest years for the U.S. due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the state of Tennessee saw a 26.6% increase in food insecurity with every 1 in 6 adults needing food support. Shooting Hunger, an annual …

Farming, Food, Hunting

Successful Opening Deer Days with a Deere

Chuck Zimmerman

We had the best weather for opening days of the deer season at the Crystal Pig Hunt Club that we’ve had yet and took advantage of it to harvest a few deer. I’m looking forward to getting back on site in a couple weeks. We saw a lot of deer and mostly does. I had a spike buck walk up …

Hunting, John Deere

Conservation Goals Unite Livestock and Sporting Groups

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) and the Public Lands Council (PLC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Monday with Ducks Unlimited (DU) and Safari Club International (SCI) with a commitment to conservation of natural resources through sustainable multiple use. The MOU outlines these groups’ efforts to cultivate healthier ecosystems, wildlife populations, and economies through active management. Hunting, fishing, and …

AgWired Animal, Animal Agriculture, Audio, Beef, Conservation, Hunting, Livestock, NCBA

2019 Georgia Deer Season Includes Feral Hogs

Chuck Zimmerman

Opening day for the 2019 Georgia firearms deer season was wet. I mean it rained all day. But the southeast needed that rain in a big way and it did not stop deer activity. The next day we had sunshine as you can see in this photo of our Can-Am Defender from my stand. Right after that I harvested a …

Can-Am, Hunting