AgChat Foundation, Empowering farmers and ranchers to connect in communities using social media platforms
Its hard to believe we are nearing the end of 2013! I know I’ve said it before but the agriculture community is continually amazing me. The blog posts from 2013 are no exception-the number of ag blog posts which went viral this year is huge. We are out to find the best of the best… [Continue Reading]
Greg Satrum, co-owner of Willamette Egg Farms in Canby, Oregon, a third-generation, family-owned egg farm, will be a keynote speaker at the AgChat Foundation’s 2014 Northwest Regional Conference in Portland, OR. What began as Satrum’s small family farm in 1934 is now Oregon’s largest commercial egg farm, providing the Pacific Northwest with approximately 2 million… [Continue Reading]
The ethanol world had a big shake up the other week when EPA announced a reduction in the renewable fuels standard. How much ethanol that will be required to be blended into gasoline is proposed to be dropped around 3 billion gallons from the 2007 goal of 18.15 to 15.21 billion gallons. Major news outlets… [Continue Reading]
It amazes me how the social pendulum has swung from ethanol being a political and media darling in the mid 2000’s to a social outcast recently. Granted, much is at risk for stakeholders and consumers alike. Objective discussions become challenging when issues become emotionally charged. Social media has sped the rate of idea exchange. This… [Continue Reading]
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