• Why Do I AgVocate? -Diane Loew

    What is your role in agriculture? I am a dairy farmer. I used to say I was a dairy farmer’s wife but I now see myself as a partner in the business. When my children were young I was more of a bench player. Now, I do the office work, some field work, help with… [Continue Reading]

    Why Do I AgVocate? -Diane Loew
  • Why Do I AgVocate? – Lara Durben

    What is your role in agriculture? For the past 20 years, I have worked as the Communications Director for the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association, the Chicken and Egg Association of Minnesota, and the Midwest Poultry Federation. I coordinate a monthly printed publication and weekly e-newsletters for our members; work with the media to pitch our… [Continue Reading]

    Why Do I AgVocate? – Lara Durben
  • Why Do I AgVocate? – Brian Scott

    What is your role in agriculture? I am a row crop farmer from Indiana. The crops I raise included corn, soybeans, popcorn, and wheat.  To break that down further I grow yellow dent corn, waxy corn, soybeans, soybeans for seed production, popcorn for Pop Weaver, and just a bit of wheat. What was your inspiration… [Continue Reading]

    Why Do I AgVocate? – Brian Scott
  • Why Do I AgVocate? -The Farmer’s Daughter USA

    What is your role in agriculture? I grew on my family farm in Southwest Michigan, where we raised fruits and vegetables for our own farmers market and grew corn and soybeans. Today, my family continues to grow over 2,000 acres of corn and soybeans. Although I’m a lawyer by day, I still enjoy helping on… [Continue Reading]

    Why Do I AgVocate? -The Farmer’s Daughter USA
  • Uniting Bee Health

    One of the many misconceptions of agriculture pertains to the wonderful world of honey bees. Farmers are continuously dealt increasingly, challenging playing cards including weather, lower prices for their products and increased expenses. Its important that the general public understand that despite these steep challenges, farmers and ranchers continue to place priority on stewardship for the land… [Continue Reading]

    Uniting Bee Health
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#FoodChat – Talking Food and Health with IFIC 7-20-2010

The following blog post was submitted by the team at the International Food Information Council Foundation as a way to provide additional information as we prepare for tomorrow night’s (July 20, 2010) #FoodChat convo on Twitter. We are taking questions from the community via direct message to @FoodChat to help guide the conversation (those not […]

Imaginary Five Year Old-Cure for Writers Block

Imaginary Five Year Old-Cure for Writers Block

Developing ideas for new posts is easy if you increase awareness.

Share your farm or ranch Facebook fan page on the ACF's Saturday Sharefest. Visit www.AgChat.org

Increase your Facebook Farm or Ranch Fan Page Exposure

Raise your hand if you’ve grown frustrated by Facebook’s changes to the algorithm? Almost everyone, including the AgChat Foundation fan page, have experience drastic decreases in traffic on their fan pages. While Facebook probably needs to have some way to pay the light bill, it makes it difficult for advocates such as you. So what […]