What Does Social Media Have to do With Agriculture?

“The conversation is happening about food and farm – even if farmers and ranchers aren’t at the table talking.”

Why should agriculture care about social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube? It’s really quite simple. Mass influence. Facebook reached 150 million users nearly three times faster than a cell phone. Social media is a culture changer, not a fad. If you’re not at the table, you can’t be a part of constructing the face of agriculture – nor can you counter the misinformation campaigns around food, fuel, feed or fiber.

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Don’t know how to use social media (Facebook, Twitter, blogs, YouTube, etc.)? Follow this link to find tutorials on “Getting Started in Social Media”.


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