Tips for Agriculture Advocacy – Better Blogging

After attending the AgChat Foundation conference last week, I'm really pumped and have some great ideas for building my conversations with those who want to know more about their food sources. I look forward to learning more about what others want to know about food production, how cattle are raised, and how I can help … Continue reading Tips for Agriculture Advocacy – Better Blogging

Isaac brings rain, worries and relief for Arkansas drought

Hurricane Isaac's approach to Arkansas and the Midwestern states couldn't be more of a blessing. These areas are in great need of significant rainfall.┬áMy thoughts go out to those affected by the significant flooding and wind damage on the coasts of Mississippi and Louisiana. Even though some forecasts are calling for up to 8 inches … Continue reading Isaac brings rain, worries and relief for Arkansas drought

AgChat attendees swap agriculture items from across states

I spent most of last week in Kansas City with more than 100 farmers and agriculture professionals, learning to better utilize social media when sharing our stories. We had a great week catching up with everyone, many were first time contacts IRL (in real life). It's a pretty neat experience to network with someone via … Continue reading AgChat attendees swap agriculture items from across states

Road Trip to Kansas City: Missouri Agriculture Facts

About the time this blog posts, I'll be at the airport in Nashville, waiting on a Southwest Airlines flight to Kansas City, Missouri for the 2012 Agvocacy 2.0 Conference presented by the AgChat Foundation. This is a great meeting held to train farmers, ranchers, and others how to better utilize Social Media and online tools … Continue reading Road Trip to Kansas City: Missouri Agriculture Facts

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Top 10 reasons for reproductive failure in cows and bulls

Let's face it... Farming is a business. To operate, a business must turn some kind of profit. In the cattle business, reproduction is one of the most important economic traits. More important than growth, production, or carcass performance. If a cow fails to have a calf on the ground every year, something is missing. Understanding … Continue reading Top 10 reasons for reproductive failure in cows and bulls