• Why Do I AgVocate? – Kyndal Reitzenstein

    What is your role in agriculture? My role in agriculture is to inspire, teach and show what we do as agriculturists. It is important I do my best to describe how farmers create, care for and treat our nation’s food. My responsibility is to show society how important agriculture truly is in our everyday lives… [Continue Reading]

    Why Do I AgVocate? – Kyndal Reitzenstein
  • I scream, You Scream, We all scream for Ice Cream

    By Jenna Kilgus Earlier this month, I gave a tour of my farm to twenty pre-school aged children from a local day care. I asked them, “What’s your favorite dairy product.” Unsurprisingly, I received an enthusiastic, loud and simultaneous answer: “ICE CREAM!!” July is National Ice Cream Month. I love to celebrate and I’m guessing… [Continue Reading]

    I scream, You Scream, We all scream for Ice Cream
  • Family Feature: Maine and Chianina Junior Nationals | June 17 – 24

    feature piece from Kyndal Reitzenstein Grand Island, Nebraska hosted the Maine and Chianina Junior Nationals this year. Exhibitors from all across the nation participated in numerous contests and shows. The Higgins family from Auburntown, Tennessee, competed at junior nationals. I was lucky enough to talk with Allison and Amelia about their operation and how advocating for agriculture… [Continue Reading]

    Family Feature: Maine and Chianina Junior Nationals | June 17 – 24
  • Bringing Back Why We AgVocate

    It is easy to get caught up in the numbers, likes, views, rates and excitement of social media. I remember when I first became addicted to Twitter. Every day my husband would arrive home, and the first topic of discussion was the increase in followers. There was a thrill and surge of adrenaline to see… [Continue Reading]

    Bringing Back Why We AgVocate
  • 2016 Cultivate & Connect Closing Keynote Announced

    This year’s theme at the Cultivate & Connect conference is People. Perseverance. Progress. Its only fitting that the closing keynote speaker is a people person who has live perseverance and overcome adversity to achieve the progress no experts ever believed she could. In 2010, a renowned rodeo cowgirl with numerous buckles, awards and a world… [Continue Reading]

    2016 Cultivate & Connect Closing Keynote Announced

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Why Do I AgVocate? – Sara, It’s Mom Sense

What is your role in agriculture? Well, my biggest claim to fame is that I used to work in Monsanto’s public affairs department, but that’s about as close to agriculture as I’ve ever been. I grew up in a city and I live in a city now – one that touts itself as being a […]

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10 Ways Small Business Owners Can Use New Facebook Groups

The previous blog post on Facebook pages for farm businesses received good feedback. In light of the changes with Facebook groups, we thought this post from Reach Cast may be of interest. Since Facebook has introduced a revamped Facebook groups, there are a number of people looking into what the changes mean. We’d appreciate any […]

Two Opportunities for Dynamic Conversations in Agriculture

Two Opportunities for Dynamic Conversations in Agriculture

Make sure to follow these events on Twitter to have a front row seat on conversations involving very dynamic issues in agriculture.