warren gill http://wmot.org en It's Official: Drought in Tennessee http://wmot.org/post/its-official-drought-tennessee <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (ANFINSON)&nbsp; --&nbsp; A new report shows a &nbsp;large swath of Tennessee is now officially drought stricken.</p><p>The U.S. Drought Monitor report represents a consensus of federal and academic scientists.&nbsp;&nbsp;Released Thursday, the report says that nutritious green grass is in short supply. Some farmers have begun feeding their herds winter hay reserves in summer.</p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 11:37:45 +0000 Mike Osborne 13255 at http://wmot.org Tennessee Works: Agriculture Booming http://wmot.org/post/tennessee-works-agriculture-booming <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; The economic downturn of recent years has been hard on Tennessee, but even in a recession some corners of the economy continue to prosper.</p><p>In a special series of reports we&rsquo;re calling &ldquo;Tennessee Works,&rdquo; WMOT is searching out those places where Tennesseans have done well during the Great Recession.</p> Thu, 23 Feb 2012 19:00:50 +0000 Mike Osborne 7676 at http://wmot.org Tennessee Works: Agriculture Booming