Agriculture Online Allows For Digital Harvests
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More farmers around the country are creating their own sites to fill a digital gap. “If we’re not going to use social media, we might as well be talking to the cows,” says Jan Hoadley, a farmer and avid blogger based out of Alabama’s Birmingham area.
Just two years ago, Hoadley, who has a small farm and raises traditional animals like chickens to more exotic varieties like Giant Chinchilla rabbits, launched an award-winning page at Small Farm Co-op. Passionate about providing consumers the truth about livestock and produce, she directs people to her blog Slow Money Farm even when she knows they may never buy an egg.
With all of these new media concepts for agro-professionals, what about the grandparents of social media: Twitter and Facebook? Farmers are using them, too, but they also should check out Farmbook Info. Farmbook launched just this year and is for farmers all around the world. Modeled after Facebook’s ease of use, Farmbook is meant to be a connection for all aspects of agriculture on a localized level.
Farmers can get connected, get cooking, and update their social media statuses when it’s time for dessert.
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