• My Farm. My Future.: Tell your story

    Hardworking farmers don’t need a crystal ball to tell them the future of agriculture — they’re already innovating solutions that will ensure their farms survive for generations to come. How are you creating a future for your farm? Tell us your story, and we’ll share it to inspire other farmers around the world, plus… You… [Continue Reading]

    My Farm. My Future.: Tell your story
  • How to handle social media in a crisis

      Something has gone terribly wrong on the farm or at your ag business and suddenly your social media channels are under fire. You’re flooded with questions from concerned people and others who are quick to attack you. You’re not only dealing with a crisis situation, but now you have to figure out how to… [Continue Reading]

    How to handle social media in a crisis
  • “Your Success Does Not Tarnish My Success”: Reflections from 2016 Cultivate & Connect

    The post below has been re-published with permission from Darleen Sichely and GuernseyDairyMama.com. This past year has been all about connections for me. Forging new ones, building on old friendships, I have really come to value the connections I have walked away with from the numerous events I was lucky enough to attend in 2016.… [Continue Reading]

    “Your Success Does Not Tarnish My Success”: Reflections from 2016 Cultivate & Connect
  • Passion over Perfection: Reflection of 2016 Cultivate & Connect

    This is a guest post from ACF volunteer Hannah Neuenschwander, who has granted permission for her post to be re-published on AgChat.org At AgChat’s 2016 Cultivate & Connect Conference I expected to learn how to become a better advocate for agriculture. As usual, my expectations were blown out of the water. I learned many valuable things about… [Continue Reading]

    Passion over Perfection: Reflection of 2016 Cultivate & Connect
  • Farmer2Farmer, data and a football coach

    Farmers Business Network (FBN) held their Farmer2Farmer conference in Omaha, NE this week. FBN is a startup company shaking up the world of farm data while making waves in how farmers can purchase inputs for their farms. A reception the evening before the conference was capped off by long time Nebraska head football coach and… [Continue Reading]

    Farmer2Farmer, data and a football coach

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Learn from the Prezi Queen

It always gets me going when I hear of advocates presenting their stories to civic groups, schools, churches, etc… When we talk about reaching beyond the choir, I love using this technique to tell the story of agriculture and making a long-lasting impression. Through the years, I’ve spent my fair share of time listening to […]

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Why Do I Agvocate: Elizabeth Held

What is your role in agriculture? My job is to help farmers and ranchers tell their story. I like helping people find their voice and figure out how to contribute to all the crazy conversations going on about ag today. What was your inspiration for becoming an agvocate? Seeing how much misinformation there is about […]

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Brian Scott – Telling About The Farmer’s Life

Conversation with Brian Scott – Brian Scott is a fourth generation family farmer who uses social media to share what happens in a farmer’s life. Through his blog, on Facebook, and Twitter, he shares interesting posts about equipment, his family, dogs, ag technology, and the occasional raccoon in the grain hopper. In this conversation, Brian […]