Blogstorming | Brainstorming blog ideas with search engine tools

There's nothing worse for a writer than sitting down and not being able to form a complete sentence. No matter how hard you try, comprehending a complete thought seems next to impossible. For my fellow ag bloggers, I urge you to keep tapping into your endless material and try a little concept I have dubbed "blogstorming". … Continue reading Blogstorming | Brainstorming blog ideas with search engine tools

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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 … Continue reading Beginner Blogging at AgChat Conference

Do farm signs mislead customers? What else are we missing?

One of the first things noted when I began my blogging efforts back in 2009, was the fact that so much is taken for granted in the way of knowledge and experiences when sharing my story of ranch life. Over the past few years, I have received so many questions asking me to explain what … Continue reading Do farm signs mislead customers? What else are we missing?

Advocating for the Beef Community (Part 1)

(After reading this, please continue to parts 2 and 3.) Last week I had the opportunity to join the Arkansas Cattlemen's Association Young Cattlemen's Leadership Class for their session on media training and a tour of WinRock Farms on Petit Jean Mountain. Director of Communications for the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, Daren Williams (@Real_Beefman), came to … Continue reading Advocating for the Beef Community (Part 1)