Amanda Sollman(@sollmana), as a student gives her perspective on social media use in ag and in college. Time management and social media use is not an issue for her, she has figured out how to effectively leverage the tools to stay connected to various thought leaders and friends. This conversation is from the 2010 AgChat Foundation Agvocacy 2.0 Training, August 30-31, Chicago, IL, USA.
Karlie Justus(@KarlieJ), PR/social media associate account exec with Howard, Merrell and Partners, talks about how she is working to engage crop producers. What are crop producers using to connect digitally? How can companies like BASF connect to growers? Karlie shares some information on ag media and their use of social media.
Celeste Laurent(@celestelaurent) from the Western Kentucky University Block & Bridle club and individual winner of this year's College Aggies Online community contest, shares what she does on a daily basis to tell agriculture's story. Read more on Celeste's blog A Farm Girl's Perspective.
Sue Otten(@AGCOcorp) provides thoughts on how AGCO uses social and new media to connect with dealers, customers, and partners. Collecting and sharing stories using tools like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube allows AGCO to provide a faster response to questions, comments and issues coming from the field.