AgChat Foundation Farmer Board Member Welcomes You

Chuck Zimmerman

Let’s go ahead and meet another farmer member of the Board of Directors of the AgChat Foundation via YouTube. He’s Jeff Fowle, California. As the fourth generation to farm and ranch at his current location, and raising the fifth, it is extremely important to Jeff that the land remains productive, the environment healthy and the water plentiful. “Engaging in a …

AgChat, Video

AgChat Foundation To Help Farmers With Social Media

Chuck Zimmerman

That weekly AgChat Twitter conversation is nearing its one year anniversary and it has helped energize and inspire many farmers to engage online to agvocate for their industry using social networking tools like Twitter and Facebook. Still wondering if farmers are engaged online? Today the AgChat Foundation has been announced via Twitter. This farmer led group “is designed to empower …

AgChat, Farming, Social Networking

AgChat Tweetup at Commodity Classic

Chuck Zimmerman

Here’s the AgChat tweetup group at Commodity Classic. By now you should know that a tweetup is an opportunity for fellow Twitterers to meet face to face at an event. In this case those who participate in the weekly AgChat Twitter conversation got together here for a little bit of networking. Cindy (@FarmPodcaster) took the photo from above us as …

AgChat, Commodity Classic

AGCO/AEM/AgChat Tweetup

Chuck Zimmerman

We had a great tweetup here at AG CONNECT Expo tonight. Thanks to AGCO for sponsoring it. You can find AGCO socially: Facebook Twitter Ustream.tv YouTube Tweetups are a great place to meet in person with other Twitter folks and network. That’s what we did. AG CONNECT Expo Photo Album

AG CONNECT, AgChat

AGCO Supports Agrievolution at AG CONNECT Expo

Chuck Zimmerman

Attending today’s Agrievolution program is Martin Richenhagen, President/CEO, AGCO. I had the opportunity to talk with him about this new ag show – AG CONNECT Expo. AGCO is supporting the show in a big way. Martin says says that although the U.S. is one of the biggest countries in farming, the biggest farm shows are in Europe and they wanted …

AEM, AG CONNECT, AgChat, AGCO, Audio

#afbf10 Tweetup Number One

Cindy Zimmerman

The first of two American Farm Bureau Federation “tweetups” was held at 3 pm in the #afbf10 annual meeting trade show. More that a dozen regular Twitter posters in the ag industry showed up at the Monsanto booth at 3 pm to meet each other in person and exchange tweeting tips. For those of you on the Twitter fringe, tweetups …

AFBF, AgChat, Monsanto, Twitter

AgChat Tweetup at AG CONNECT Expo

Chuck Zimmerman

Next week we’re going to have an “A” class tweetup. It’s an AGCO/AEM/AgChat Tweetup at AG CONNCECT Expo. Tweetups are a great opportunity to meet in person the people you communicate with via Twitter. After our tweetup anyone who wants to hang around can participate in an actual AgChat! Here’s the details: Date: Tuesday, January 12 Time: 6pm following opening …

AgChat

AgChat Wrap

Chuck Zimmerman

We had a great holiday week AgChat last night. Thanks to everyone who participated and made my life easy as the guest moderator. Our topic was climate change and there was no lack of opinions on the subject as it relates to agriculture. I would characterize most of the comments to the following questions as being skeptical about the science …

AgChat

AgChat Tonight

Chuck Zimmerman

It’s time for another AgChat and I’ll be your guest moderator this evening. AgChat takes place via Twitter from 7-9pm Central. I’m choosing the topic of climate change since we just finished the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. If you’re an AgWired community regular you know I am more than a skeptic when it comes to man made …

AgChat

AgChat-ing Again

Chuck Zimmerman

Another AgChat session is wrapping up. The topic this week is the death tax or as some like to call it, the estate tax. As always, you can scroll back through the conversation via Twitter Search. We have a Twub set up for AgChat too which is becoming my favorite way to participate. #agchat

AgChat