Happy National Ag Day 2013 #AgChat #AgProud #AgDay

Search Engine Optimization: Title Tags

I spent the better part of today editing every <TITLE> tag on a website the Center for Farm Financial Management is re-launching and thought I would share a few tips on the topic. Why Title tags matter for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) A title tag is the main text that describes an online document or ...

My 6 Tech Predictions for 2013

Without much ado, here my tech predictions for 2013. Facebook will add more paid intrusions. Sure, this isn’t a hard one to predict, but I’m anticipating it will be more annoying than anyone would suspect. The world’s most visited website will continue to be free, but expect a continuing ┬ástream of intrusions which are paid ...

Why I’m deleting my Instagram account [UPDATED: 12/21/12]

The photo-filtering app mogul, Instagram, now claims to have perpetual rights to sell EVERY photo on its servers, according to a CNET report. Instagram said today that it has the perpetual right to sell users’ photographs without payment or notification Worse yet, if you continue to upload images beyond January 16, 2013 deadline and then ...

5 Ag-related Hashtags I follow and why: #AgChat, #AgEdu, and more

#AgChat – This is an all-around great place to start for people looking to find/follow people involved in farming and ranching on Twitter. #AgChat tweets run a wide gambit from general farming posts to links having to do with things that other #AgChat-ers would like to read. #AgEdu – I find this hashtag valuable to ...

New Business Cards Offer A "3rd Side" With NFC Chips #AgNerd

I’m am INCREDIBLY excited about the new business cards from moo.com which feature a NFC chip inside. (Those of you familiar with RFID will be happy to know that NFC builds on RFID technology.) ┬áThe cards look like a standard business card, but when the card is touched against a smartphone which has the NFC ...

Keep Calm and #AgChat On

A little something I put together in Illustrator today during lunch. Have a great weekend!

Why Social Media Works…

You are the only person in the world who has your experiences with your perspective. Share your story with the world. - Jeff Reisdorfer

3 Things Every Producer Can Talk About On Social Media

When I speak at conferences, I always get approached by producers who ask “What can I talk about with Social Media?” Here is what I tell them: Social Media is not scary. It is a modern way to do what you have always done… tell others about who you are and what you do. You ...

3 Non-Conventional Ways Farmers Are Using YouTube #AgEdu #AgChat

1) Helping Farmers Remember Stuff As some technologies in agriculture become more complex, recording videos of what you did THIS year can help you remember what to do NEXT year. Case in point: A video of a producer who doesn’t want to spend hours re-reading the user manual for his John Deere 635 HydraFlex Soybean ...