Agriculture Communications, Matthew Winterholler | Pride in Agriculture

As part of the Pride in Agriculture series, today we'll hear from Matthew Winterholler (he/him), who lives in La Salle, Colorado. Matthew and I are former co-workers at an industry organization where we worked together on several agriculture communications projects. You can connect with Matthew on Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn. How are you involved in … Continue reading Agriculture Communications, Matthew Winterholler | Pride in Agriculture

Leading in Animal Agriculture, JJ Jones | Pride in Agriculture

As part of the Pride in Agriculture series, today we'll hear from JJ Jones (he/him), who lives in Council Grove, Kansas. JJ has been a mentor to many through his work as a leader in agriculture. This year, I've had the opportunity to begin working with JJ as he leads the National Institute for Animal … Continue reading Leading in Animal Agriculture, JJ Jones | Pride in Agriculture

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Pride in Agriculture | Conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion in rural America

Agriculture and rural America are communities filled with diverse people, voices, and cultures who work hard to produce food, fiber, and, fuel products. My blogging efforts kicked off in 2010 by featuring the voices of people in these communities who are proud of their roles in agriculture. Today, I want to kick off a different … Continue reading Pride in Agriculture | Conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion in rural America

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MST 100 – Mountain to Sea Trail 50-mile race in Durham, North Carolina

Falls Lake just outside Durham, North Carolina is surrounded by rolling terrain and dirt trails covered in thick shade from tall pine trees. This is where you’ll find the Mountain-to-Sea trail cutting though and where the MST 100 races are held in mid-March. This year, I ran the 50-mile distance on the course and ended … Continue reading MST 100 – Mountain to Sea Trail 50-mile race in Durham, North Carolina

Agriculture Headlines and Advocacy

Advocates Feel The Need To Educate & Consumer Insights | Advocacy In Action

Advocacy In Action is a series of agriculture advocacy stories, headlines, and resources catching my eye each week. Want to receive these updates in your inbox? Click here to stay in the loop or support my agriculture advocacy efforts via Venmo. Have stories, webinars, events, or resources that should be highlighted here? Tag @BeefRunner on social media. A … Continue reading Advocates Feel The Need To Educate & Consumer Insights | Advocacy In Action

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NIAA Selects Inaugural Cohort for New Agriculture Leadership Program

This month I'm excited to begin a new journey to continue working on my agriculture leadership and communication skills while becoming even more involved in the industry I love. Stay tuned over the next year as I share insights from this experience and continue my work to make a positive impact in our agriculture community. … Continue reading NIAA Selects Inaugural Cohort for New Agriculture Leadership Program

Agriculture Headlines and Advocacy

Trail Blazers and Blockades | Advocacy in Action – February 07

Advocacy In Action is a series of agriculture advocacy stories, headlines, and resources catching my eye each week. Want to receive these updates in your inbox? Click here to stay in the loop or support my agriculture advocacy efforts via Venmo. Have stories, webinars, events, or resources that should be highlighted here? Tag @BeefRunner on … Continue reading Trail Blazers and Blockades | Advocacy in Action – February 07

February Advocacy and Agriculture Blog Topics

February is a month of cold winter weather and a celebration of many things dairy; often earning the nickname FebruDAIRY. Below are a few ideas and some inspiration for your February advocacy efforts throughout the month. Many topics center on food and agriculture themes, while others are opportunities to connect with non-agriculture audiences on shared … Continue reading February Advocacy and Agriculture Blog Topics