AgChat Foundation, Empowering farmers and ranchers to connect in communities using social media platforms
The new Executive Director aims to expand the nonprofit AgChat Foundation (ACF) by connecting with college students, and through focused regional & national events. Schweigert will focus on advancing ACF’s mission by leading the fundraising campaigns that will support new workshops, educational series, and conferences, like the 2014 Cultivate & Connect Conference. She will also… [Continue Reading]
The AgChat Foundation’s 2014 Cultivate & Connect conference was held in Austin, TX, August 21 and 22, with over 140 farmers, ranchers, and ag communications professionals attending from the U.S., Canada, and Australia. The resounding theme of the event was to learn more about how digital and social media can assist with cultivating open-minded conversation… [Continue Reading]
Carrie Mess, a dairy farmer and self-described “agvocate” was named the Social Media Farmer of the Year at the AgChat Foundation’s Cultivate & Connect Show in Austin, Texas. Sponsored by leading food industry publication Food Nutrition & Science, this award recognizes farmers who have incorporated social media, digital media and internet strategies to achieve their… [Continue Reading]
If you are on the internet, you have heard about the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS. If you have been hiding under a rock, it is a viral phenomenon where individuals and companies are challenging each other to either A) dump a bucket of very cold ice water on themselves or B) donate to the… [Continue Reading]
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