Winter Time for Farmers

A few months ago I proposed the question of what do farmers do during the winter time, below are the many responses I received. Haul grain, do books and planning. Work on equipment and normally go to farm shows! Well the crew I work for is a diversified operation.  Don’t really have an off season. Continue reading “Winter Time for Farmers”

Advocacy vs Arrogance – Promote your beliefs without shaming your target audience

When it comes to advocating for a cause you believe in there is a fine line where a person goes from being an advocate to becoming arrogant. One of the key components to promoting your industry is to educate people without shaming them. The minute your tone becomes condescending and you place yourself on anContinue reading “Advocacy vs Arrogance – Promote your beliefs without shaming your target audience”

Free Online Course Helps Farmers, Ranchers Cope with Stress

“When we’ve done our surveys, we found was a tremendous amount of mental health problems out in rural America – two out of five farmers didn’t really know whether or not they could find help or where to go to get help.” Zippy Duvall Click on the below link to check out the free OnlineContinue reading “Free Online Course Helps Farmers, Ranchers Cope with Stress”

What is the next move for Advocates?

Agriculture Advocacy is like a game of chess, it is much more than just blasting social media with a ton of pictures and videos. True advocacy really must include engaging with the other side, so what is the next move for Agriculture Advocates, is it time to shift gears? In the military we study theContinue reading “What is the next move for Advocates?”