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Sharing Their Story: Farmers Do Care

Chris ChinnClick to play audioChris Chinn, a Missouri swine producer, is deeply committed to sharing with consumers about how modern pork production works. She hopes that her participation on the March 13th Agvocacy 2.0 South by Southwest panel will help highlight that farmers do care and they have a single goal in mind; producing healthy food for their family and for other families as well.

Chris Chinn can be found on Twitter at @chrischinn and she has a video she wants everyone to see: the Truth about Modern Pork Production.

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How Farmers Get Serious Business Done With Mobile

At SXSW on March 11, Justin Davey (Multimedia Producer with Agriculture.com), Audrey Bartlett (Product Marketing Manager with John Deere’s Intelligent Solutions Group), Jeff Caldwell (Multimedia Editor for Successful Farming magazine and Agriculture.com), and Neil Mylet (a Camden, Indiana, farmer and founder of LoadOut Technologies) will talk about how farmers are really wired and that serious technology is used to bring your food from gate to plate. The panel, moderated by Nathan Wright, will highlight some of the trends in mobile devices and describe several mobile apps in agriculture.

Agvocacy 2.0: Adding a Human Voice to the Farm

At SXSW on March 13, Emily Zweber, Jeff Fowle, Chris Chinn, and Zach Hunnicutt will share how farmers are using social and new media to bridge the gap between the 2% of the population who are farmers, and the remaining 98% of people who are not. The panel, moderated by Marla Schulman, are all family farmers who are driven and deeply committed to agriculture and want to share what they have with others.

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