Tag: twitter

#AgProud Daily – Fresh Newspaper for Agriculture Feeds

This weekend, one of my online efforts reached 108,600 online shares. Wow! A little over a year ago, I created a daily Twitter paper to serve as an aggregate for Agriculture links shared on Twitter and other Social Media feeds. Now that collection includes 3 different papers. It’s a pretty cool way to surf the […]

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Social Media Finds Home In College Classroom

Did you ever think the day would come when professors asked students to pull out their phones for a quick tweet in the middle of a lecture? Well it might not be too far from the truth. Texas Tech released this story earlier this month describing how some of their classrooms are embracing the social […]

My Favorite Agriculture Blogs

Do a google search for Agriculture Blog and you’ll return a long list of great agvocates sharing the story of food production around the globe. During the past few years this trend has really taken hold, but we still have a long row to hoe in closing the gap between consumers and their food sources. […]

How would you farm differently if…

How would you farm differently if a total stranger (non-farmer/rancher) followed you around all day? I am always up for some good conversation between bloggers that inspire new blog post ideas. This past week Ryan Bright (Tennessee dairy farmer, @farmerbright) sent me a message with this thought. How would we work differently with a non-farmer […]

Talking Heifer Development

In case you missed it… Every other Thursday evening I co-host a twitter conversation all about forage and livestock. We’ve covered topics ranging from hay production and storage to heifer development and cattle grazing systems. It’s like a coffee shop where all the cattle and forage addicts come to hang out for an hour or […]

No Smartphone? No Problem!

So I spent yesterday moaning and groaning about how technology is making us lazy and how I don’t need a smartphone, tablet, or what-have-you. But truth be told, it’s easy for the fat man to talk about obesity while he eats his cake. Not sure how “smartphones” made my phone dumb, but even without internet […]

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