• I’ve felt so alone in agvocacy

    The AgChat Foundation has now held conferences in Chicago, Nashville, Kansas City, Charlotte, NC, Portland, OR, Austin and most recently Spokane, WA. The greatness of these events can be attributed to fabulous keynote speakers such as Bruce Vincent, sessions from basic Twitter to relationship building to conflict management, tours of grocers such as Whole Foods and wheat… [Continue Reading]

    I’ve felt so alone in agvocacy
  • Celebrating National Agriculture Week 2015

    National Agriculture Week is a tribute to the hard working folks who bring food, fuel and fiber to our everyday lives. All three elements are essential to the survival of human kind. That is something to celebrate! Wondering how you can celebrate? Here are just a few events or efforts you can find: #FoodChat –… [Continue Reading]

    Celebrating National Agriculture Week 2015
  • #RelentlessAsYou Contest!

    You work hard, right? Our newest sponsor, Valent. At Valent, they know what you go through on a daily basis and why you can be described as #Relentless. Some farm until 2am, some all night, through the rain and on a rare occasion, snow, with very little reward. As you begin prep for planting in… [Continue Reading]

    #RelentlessAsYou Contest!
  • March 10th, 2015 – AgChat on Antibiotics

    How Does Ag Work With Antibiotics? There is concern expressed in the press and social media about the issues of super bugs that are evolving because of the use of antibiotics. How is the use of antibiotics in agriculture impacting the genetic changes of bacteria? What are the conversations farms have with consumers about their… [Continue Reading]

    March 10th, 2015 – AgChat on Antibiotics

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Tyson Donates $50,000 to #RancherRelief

Its almost an instinctive behavior, one that brightens your soul, melts your heart and plants your feet firmly on the sometimes rugged ground, as you proudly stand. It often occurs when life has shot someone down and brought them to their knees. It could even be compared to breathing. Its just something that happens. And, […]

Severe Weather

April 29th, 2014 – AgChat on Severe Weather

Are You Ready For Severe Weather? Weather is a fact of life for agriculture. At times the weather is helpful (water is required at times) but severe weather complicates the business of running a farm: protect you, family, the animals, and the business all comes into play. What do you do to live through and […]

30 Days of Agvocacy and Social Media: The Right Way to Agvocate - Agchat.org

30 Days: The Right Way to Agvocate

I started participating in the Tuesday night #AgChat conversations nearly five years ago and have been on the AgChat Foundation board for three years. Throughout those years I have encountered AgVocates from across the country that have found success, big or small, in telling their farm or ranch story through social media. These successful AgVocates […]