Tag: AgChat

Antibiotics Use and Resistance in Livestock #AgChat

Each week, on Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. Mountain Time, people from across the farming and ranching community gather for a Twitter chat to discuss what is going on in the world of agriculture. A new topic is the center of discussion each week and ranges from cropping systems to livestock news headlines. A moderator posts the […]

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It’s Time for the Choir to Sing

Aimee Whetstine blogs at everyday epistle. She wrote her first food and farm post Milk Wars in 2011. Her work has been featured on BlogHer. This is her first appearance as a Bandita. There’s nothing quite like preaching to the choir. It feels so good, so validating, to write something and have like-minded people stand up and cheer. The rest […]

The Agriculture Proud blog has been hijacked!

The AgChat Banditas have taken over this blog!  We interrupt your regularly scheduled blog for an important announcement! As an early Christmas present to our dear friend Ryan, a group of agriculture loving bloggers have banded together to bring you posts from all corners of the agriculture world. We know that we could never take the place of […]

Beginner Blogging at AgChat Conference

Today I’m presenting a workshop at the 2012 AgChat Agvocacy 2.0 conference hosted by the AgChat Foundation in Kansas City, MO. There’s a host of great sessions this week helping farmers and ranchers learn to better use online tools for agriculture advocacy. If you want to follow along, be sure to watch the #ACFC12 stream […]

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 […]

Farmers and Ranchers Get Social at Agvocacy 2.0

The #AgChat Foundation is headed to Kansas City this summer for the 3rd Annual Agvocacy 2.0 training! I had the awesome opportunity to attend last year’s conference in Nashville. It was an awesome trip and my first to Tennessee. And now I live in Tennessee and am a student at the state’s flagship University! Coincidence? […]

Winter on the Ranch

Big News Folks: We are expecting another 9+ inches of snow in Arkansas again this week! Is it just me or does it seem like the weather forecasters have just started hitting “copy and paste” from the Alaska menu? My brother was complaining because there was an inch of snow on the road Monday morning […]

Thoughts on Humane Animal Handling

Earlier this week, #AgChat hosted a discussion over Humane Animal Handling, including third-party audited verification of handling practices for farms and ranches. I found it unusual to have a topic this closely related to actual daily livestock production, so I made a little extra effort to join in. The archives of the discussion are posted […]

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