• Why I love GMO papaya

    I was thirty-two years old before I ever tasted a papaya.  Growing up in the 80’s in a small California town, the exotic things didn’t show up in our grocery stores.  I think the most unusual fruit I had growing up was kiwi, mostly because my pharmacist father would sometimes get paid in produce.  I… [Continue Reading]

    Why I love GMO papaya
  • Why Do I AgVocate? — Joelle Hess and Leslee Mattinson

    What is your role in agriculture? We are 3rd and 4th generation dairy farmer’s wife and daughter. All of our family, farming or not, live on the dairy. As kids we grew up working alongside our dad and grandpa, milking, irrigating, feeding calves, and hauling hay. It taught us hard work, dedication, and strong family… [Continue Reading]

    Why Do I AgVocate? — Joelle Hess and Leslee Mattinson
  • AgChat Foundation Announces Greg Peterson as Keynote for 2016 Cultivate & Connect Conference

    The AgChat Foundation is excited to announce Greg Peterson of The Peterson Farm Brothers as keynote speaker of for the 2016 Cultivate & Connect Conference this December in Kansas City. Greg Peterson is a 2013 graduate of Kansas State University where he majored in Agricultural Communications and Journalism. He grew up and still works on… [Continue Reading]

    AgChat Foundation Announces Greg Peterson as Keynote for 2016 Cultivate & Connect Conference
  • How Conservation Tillage Helps the Environment

    It seems like every day there’s a new claim out saying farmers hurt the environment. We know that’s not true. Farmers, of all stripes, use a variety of tools to guarantee they’re farming with as sustainably as possible. Some farming practices, like conservation tillage, have even improved the environment. “In 1970s, there was a revolution… [Continue Reading]

    How Conservation Tillage Helps the Environment
  • AgChat Foundation Announces 2016 Summer Interns

    The AgChat Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of Mallorie Wipple and Kyndal Reitzenstein, as the 2016 summer communications interns. Ms. Wipple’s primary responsibility is coordinating communications effort the Foundation while Ms. Reitzenstein will focus on communications from the Ask the Farmers initiative. “As our organization grows at a rapid pace, adding a second… [Continue Reading]

    AgChat Foundation Announces 2016 Summer Interns

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Why Do I AgVocate? -Kellie for AG

What is your role in agriculture? My role in agriculture is producing delicious beef products. I’m a start to finish cow/calf farmer. What was your inspiration for becoming an agvocate? My inspiration for becoming an agvocate was my love for my cattle. I was so sick of rumors, lies, and incorrect videos surfacing and putting […]

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There’s a time and a place for everything – insight on the #AgChat & #AgVocate hash tag

There’s a time and a place for everything – insight on the #AgChat & #AgVocate hash tag “There’s a time and a place for everything,” was a comment my mother often made. This statement has magically become one of my popular pieces of advice for my three boys. A perfect example is the time my […]

3 Reasons to Use a Content Calendar - 30 Days of Agvocacy and Social Media - AgChat.org

30 Days: 3 Reasons to Use a Content Calendar

When someone says a content calendar what goes through your mind? For many folks it’s one more thing to do in an already busy day. It sounds time consuming and we don’t have enough time. An hour spent with a content calendar plan can not only save you time, but make the time you have […]