Ag and Social Media? Yes, agriculture does use social media. With 2% of Americans involved with ag food production compared to 100% of everyone eats, there is a need for farmers and ranchers to share their story: social media is a major outlet.
Mark Gale(@MarksKiosk), Charleston|Orwig, makes the observation that social and new media can not be a communications "check-off" item and companies need to make commitments in people, hours, and tools to successfully utilize the web.
Today's conversations in Twitter create streams of information flowing through and around many participants. The linkage between conversations can be made with a tag, key words, or the participants themselves.
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.