Hard to believe, but the calendar rolls around on another anniversary for the Agriculture Proud blog! It all started on National Agriculture Day in 2010 and the site continues to grow with even larger audiences on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. If you'd like to learn where it all began, visit this archived post. Photo … Continue reading Why Are You Agriculture Proud? National Agriculture Day 2017
National Agriculture Day marks the anniversary of this blog. Hard to believe what has developed over the past six years after sharing a simple article explaining why I am proud to be a part of agriculture. Today, there is a large community sharing why they are #AgProud and I'm glad the message has resonated with … Continue reading Why are you Agriculture Proud? Ag Day 2016
March marks an important month for many people in agriculture. It's the turning point in winter where we look forward to the Spring Solstice (20th). We know that warmer weather must be just around the corner despite all of the fun weather encountered during long winter months. Farmers start the process of preparations for Spring … Continue reading Agriculture Instills Family Values to be Proud Of
I walk into a local burger joint, place my order, and wait on my food. My plate is served and in front of me is a burger. I see a patty of ground beef, two slices of bacon, swiss cheese, pickles, lettuce, grilled onions, and mushrooms with a side of broccoli and cheese. Not everyone's … Continue reading Food Perspectives – Take some personal responsibility
3 years! Can you believe it? Prior to National Ag Day 2010, I was involved in social media and advocating for the agriculture industry, but I had yet to really find my spot. That all changed with one tweet. I posted my response on the Working Ranch magazine blog I was writing at the time … Continue reading Agriculture Proud – It all started on National Ag Day
Ryan featured this on the Ag Proud Facebook page yesterday but wanted to be sure you all saw the latest effort from Kansas rancher Derek Klingenberg and his Klingenberg Farms Studios. His family farm stars in another great video -- this is Ranching Awesome a Thrift Shop parody. So, what's your favorite scene? I really like Derek & … Continue reading Ranching Awesome (Thrift Shop Parody From the Farm)
Paul Harvey's "So God Made A Farmer" was a big hit during the 2013 Super Bowl with a well-done Dodge RAM ad. Here's a look at how farming has changed since 1978. This was originally published on CNN Eatocracy on February 05, 2013. Click here to see all of my CNN articles. By the numbers, … Continue reading How has farming changed since 1978 and “So God Made a Farmer”?
The Super Bowl is the most-watched television event of the year. By some estimates, more than half of the country watches the game. Many are just as excited, if not more, to see the commercial break ads that air during the broadcast. This year, Dodge RAM used their ad space to declare 2013 the Year … Continue reading Dodge RAM pays Super Bowl tribute with “So God made a Farmer”
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 … Continue reading I am a commercial cattle rancher.
Wondering what were the Top 12 Agriculture Proud posts in 2012? Well, you are in luck! Over the next few weeks, I will be sharing the top posts of the year and looking for your suggestions. All you have to do is 'Like' the I am Agriculture Proud page on Facebook! The countdown continues each … Continue reading Top 12 blog posts in 2012