AgChat Acquires Ask the Farmers Initiative

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The AgChat Foundation has reached an agreement with the creators of Ask The Farmers to acquire its websites, trademarks and platforms. “This is an exciting time for both ACF and Ask The Farmers,” said AgChat Foundation Vice-President Marie Bowers-Stagg. “We look forward to continuing their great work by providing the back-office support to help keep the ATF community of bloggers …

Ag Group, AgChat

National Collegiate Congress Offered for Ag Students

Kelly Marshall

On April 2, 2016 college students will participate in the AgChat Foundation’s 2016 Collegiate Congress.  Sponsored by Dow AgroSciences, and held at Dow’s headquarters in Indianapolis, the event offers students the opportunity to network with members of the industry while learning how to communicate with consumers to share their stories. “The inaugural Collegiate Congress provided a solid framework as I …

Ag Group, AgChat, Education

Ryan’s Top 12 Ag Podcasts

Chuck Zimmerman

Ryan is Agriculture Proud and we’re proud of him for it. He also runs a lot. During the past year, I’ve put a few miles in, whether running on the treadmill and trails, or driving down the highway. One of the best ways to pass time is by listening to podcasts or audiobooks. I can’t agree more with that. Podcasting, …

AgChat, Podcasting

AgChat Expands in the Western US

Kelly Marshall

The third Wester Regional Agvacacy Conference will by hosted by the AgChat Foundation on February 19-20 in Reno, Nevada.  This event is expanding upon the efforts of the first two, held in Portland, Oregon and Spokane, Washington.  The AgChat Foundation provides high-quality training on advocacy to farmers and ranchers.  This upcoming session will continue to focus on delivering a broad …

Ag Group, AgChat, Events

Graduate AgVocates 2015

Chuck Zimmerman

What a fine group of young agvocates ready to hit the interwebs and let people know more about where their food comes from. If you missed the 2015 AgChat Foundation Conference, don’t worry. There will be another one. In the meantime, what can you do to get involved? #AgChat & #FoodChat Conversations – Join us Tuesday evenings for #AgChat & …

AgChat, Social Media

AgChat Foundation – 5 Years of Agvocacy

Chuck Zimmerman

While many of you are heading to KC, MO for the NAFB Convention there are some hard working agvocates gathered in Nashville for the annual AgChat Cultivate & Connect Conference. Many of the early attendees have now become the teachers of tomorrow’s active agvocates. The AgChat Foundation strives to bring farmers, ranchers, agribusiness professionals and educators the best of the …

Ag Group, AgChat

AgChat Cultivate & Connect Conference Two Weeks Away

Kelly Marshall

The 2015 Cultivate & Connect AgChat National Conference is just around the corner.  Taking place in just two weeks, November 9-10 in Nashville, TN, this event will help you effectively share your message in a world of constant misperceptions. With the online world allowing anyone to be an “expert” how do you build bridges with consumers?  Veteran Digital marketer Christopher …

AgChat, Events, Social Media

Agvocating for a Thirsty Land

Chuck Zimmerman

Conrad Weaver just announced a collaboration with the AgChat Foundation on his latest documentary project, Thirsty Land. The AgChat Foundation is the in-kind “Fiscal Sponsor” and fundraising partner of “Thirsty Land” film. The Foundation will provide fundraising support as a 501c3 non-profit organization, enabling Weaver to receive grants, and other tax-deductible donations for the film project. Weaver is launching a …

Ag Group, AgChat, Audio, Water, ZimmCast

AgChat & Valent are #Relentless

Chuck Zimmerman

The newest sponsor of the AgChat Foundation, Valent, is running a contest called “Relentless As You.” It’s easy to enter by submitting a 100 word essay & a pic and you may provide your community $1K! One of our newest sponsors, Valent U.S.A. Corporation wants to honor YOU! They have launched the “Relentless As You” initiative which aims to recognize …

AgChat, Agribusiness, Contest

AgChat’s Agvocacy Conference Heads Back to Northwest

Jamie Johansen

Do to popular demand, the AgChat Foundation will host the 2nd Annual Pacific Northwest Regional Agvocacy Conference in Spokane, WA. The training for farmers and ranchers will take place April 27-28, 2015 and registration will open February 9 with an early bird discount. Since the inception of the Foundation in 2010, the mission has been to provide training to as …

Ag Group, AgChat, Education