Month: January 2013

Social Agriculture: Social Media’s Role in Agriculture [Video]

Video of our panel at the 2013 American Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting in Nashville, TN. Related articles Social Agriculture – What Is It? (farmbureau.wordpress.com) Ag Social Media ‘Rock Stars’ Encourage Farmers, Ranchers (farmbureau.wordpress.com) Annual Farm Bureau Meeting an Encouragement to First Time Attendees (agricultureproud.com) Advertisements

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Cheerleading for Team Agriculture!

Did you think the Banditas were gone? Hardly! We will be popping in here and there to keep you all entertained so be sure to be on the lookout for us!  Bandita Jennifer Elwell lives near Louisville, Kentucky and is the mom of two. She enjoys her horses, finding creative ways to encourage her kids […]

Wordless Wednesday: Happy Newborns [Video]

I hope you’re having an awesome Wednesday and that the coffee has warmed you well. I’ve been out in the pastures much of the past week as calving season has launched in a quick start. The calves are loving this crisp, cool weather. Here’s 30 seconds of joy with one. Happy Hump Day!

Ag Social Media ‘Rock Stars’ Encourage Farmers, Ranchers

A big thanks to the folks at the American Farm Bureau Federation for inviting myself and friends Janice (@JPlovescotton), Katie (@KatPinke), and Zach (@ZJhunn) to share our advice with the crows. It was a great experience to be a part of this panel and I look forward to connecting with others over food and farm […]

Annual Farm Bureau Meeting an Encouragement to First Time Attendees

This week I’m at the annual National Farm Bureau Federation meeting in Nashville. The following is a short post I shared on the meeting blog. I encourage you to read it and many other posts from attendees on the official AFBF meeting blog. This year is my first trip to the Farm Bureau Annual Meeting […]

Better Blogging: 50 tips for great blog topics

We’ve made it through the first week and a half of 2013 and I’m willing to be there’s a few folks already struggling with their New Year’s resolutions. For those of you who set a few goals for your social media outreach, did this include a plan to be more consistent in your blogging efforts? […]

I Occupy Our Food Supply Everyday [Reblog]

If you’re concerned about genetically modified organisms (GMO) and the farmers that grow these crops, this post from my friend, Brian Scott, is worth the read. Today WordPress’ Freshly Pressed blog featured this post where Brian discusses his use of GM crops and how he works with the technology and Monsanto. Brian even includes a […]

I am a commercial cattle rancher.

    Ryan is back to school and the Agriculture Proud Banditas are back to hijacking this blog! Today’s post is by Megan Brown a commercial cattle rancher from California. Meg loves agriculture, food and cooking and in addition to the ranch works a job as a paralegal. You can read more about Megan and […]

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