Vilsack to Host #AskUSDA Twitter Chat

Cindy Zimmerman

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will host a live Virtual Office Hours session next week on Twitter to answer questions on the important role of rural America to the national and global economy, increasing agricultural opportunities in U.S. communities, and the importance of passing a five-year Farm Bill. According to USDA, Secretary Vilsack will answer Twitter queries such as: • What …

Farm Bill, Social Media, USDA

Social Media/Mobile Tech Webinars for Farm Biz

Chuck Zimmerman

University of Nebraska Extension is partnering with Ohio State Extension and Penn State Extension to offer a Social Media & Mobile Technology for Ag Businesses webinar series. The series is designed to help small business owners understand how to integrate social media and mobile applications into the company’s marketing plan. Seems like a good idea to me! As more and …

Education, Farming, Social Media

Social Media – Listen. Talk. Ask.

Jamie Johansen

To help wrap up Alltech’s Global 500 last week Billy Frey, Senior Vice President of the Alltech Ag Network, and David Butler, Alltech’s Web Marketing Manager, discussed the future of communication. What does the future hold in terms of communication? Well, if you ask these guys the answer is social media. People don’t turn to magazines, newspapers or even television …

Alltech, Audio, Media, Social Media, Social Networking