• How to handle social media in a crisis

      Something has gone terribly wrong on the farm or at your ag business and suddenly your social media channels are under fire. You’re flooded with questions from concerned people and others who are quick to attack you. You’re not only dealing with a crisis situation, but now you have to figure out how to… [Continue Reading]

    How to handle social media in a crisis
  • “Your Success Does Not Tarnish My Success”: Reflections from 2016 Cultivate & Connect

    The post below has been re-published with permission from Darleen Sichely and GuernseyDairyMama.com. This past year has been all about connections for me. Forging new ones, building on old friendships, I have really come to value the connections I have walked away with from the numerous events I was lucky enough to attend in 2016.… [Continue Reading]

    “Your Success Does Not Tarnish My Success”: Reflections from 2016 Cultivate & Connect
  • Passion over Perfection: Reflection of 2016 Cultivate & Connect

    This is a guest post from ACF volunteer Hannah Neuenschwander, who has granted permission for her post to be re-published on AgChat.org At AgChat’s 2016 Cultivate & Connect Conference I expected to learn how to become a better advocate for agriculture. As usual, my expectations were blown out of the water. I learned many valuable things about… [Continue Reading]

    Passion over Perfection: Reflection of 2016 Cultivate & Connect
  • Farmer2Farmer, data and a football coach

    Farmers Business Network (FBN) held their Farmer2Farmer conference in Omaha, NE this week. FBN is a startup company shaking up the world of farm data while making waves in how farmers can purchase inputs for their farms. A reception the evening before the conference was capped off by long time Nebraska head football coach and… [Continue Reading]

    Farmer2Farmer, data and a football coach
  • Avoiding Social Media Burnout

    Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Pinterest, YouTube, you name it, there’s a social media platform out there for it. So many in fact it can feel more than overwhelming to need to be a part of all of them. Here’s my little piece of advice to avoid feeling the social media burn out. You don’t have… [Continue Reading]

    Avoiding Social Media Burnout

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AgVocate on Instagram

Using Instagram to AgVocate for your farm or ranch is easier than you might think. Before you begin posting photos of your farm or ranch there are a few things to consider: Make sure your profile is set to public. Update your “Bio” in your profile settings to let everyone know a little about you & what your […]

Terryn Drieling

Why Do I AgVocate? – Terryn Drieling

What is your role in agriculture? Raising beef. It has been part of my life for my whole life. The feedyard where I grew up is also where my dad grew up and where my folks still live today. I love all aspects of raising beef, but the feedyard is my first love. So, moving […]


Ray Bowman – Meeting Face To Face Helps Develop Stories

Conversation with Ray Bowman – Ray Bowman, is a farmer and a media professional. He uses social media to highlight the day to day things that people in agriculture work thought and deal with. We are pleased to announce that Ray will serve as the 2014 Cultivate & Connect conference emcee and will be presenting […]