Dairy Farmers and Social Media

Chuck ZimmermanCommunication

There’s a good story about farmers using social media in the Fresno Bee titled, “Facebook draws a growing crop of farmers, Many in the ag industry are using Twitter and blogs to communicate, educate.” ZimmComm’s own Cindy Zimmerman spoke with author Robert Rodriguez and pointed him to a few other folks to contact for the story. She is quoted in … Read More

Showcasing Manure Management

Chuck ZimmermanCommunication, Education

When it comes to connecting with consumers via social networking mechanisms like Twitter and YouTube dairy farmers are leading the way. We’ve pointed you to Will Gilmer before. He’s just started a new video series on YouTube called MooTube Minute. Additionally, he has created a video to demonstrate the eco-friendly way dairy farmers conduct manure management. Find Will on: The … Read More

Dairy Farmers Tell Story With Social Media

Cindy ZimmermanAlpharma, Audio, Charleston-Orwig, Communication, General, Hoard's Dairyman, Industry News, Novus International, World Dairy Expo

World Dairy Diary coverage of World Dairy Expo is sponsored by: “Using Popular Media to Tell Dairy Farming’s Story” was the topic of a Tuesday morning seminar at World Dairy Expo conducted by Jolene Griffin of Dairy Management Inc. (pictured on the left) and Polly Ligon O’Grady of Weber Shandwick (right). Who would have imagined even just a few years … Read More

Positive YouTube Video on Dairy Education

Amanda NolzCommunication, Dairy Business, Education

America’s Heartland took a trip to a dairy facility that is making a huge effort on behalf of America’s dairy producers. This positive YouTube video really helps explain a dairy farm’s story. From Grass to Glass, Check out this video! On our travels throughout the heartland weve visited small farms, big farms, and really big farms. But there are some … Read More

Dairy Blogging

Chuck ZimmermanCommunication

More and more farmers are speaking out in the social web world and that includes dairy farmers. Take Ray Prock, Ray-Lin Dairy. He’s got a blog going and is very active on Twitter. These social media platforms allow you to tell your story publicly which helps the consumer better understand your business. That can only help in a world today … Read More