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By: Rebekah D. Bowen
Agriculture + AdvocacyAdvocacy: “the act or process of advocating orsupporting a cause or proposal ”(Source: Merriam-Webst...
EngagedProfessional Informed  Creative
   Facebook: www.facebook.com   Twitter: www.twitter.com   YouTube: www.youtube.com   Wordpress: www.wordpress.com   ...
Weebly       Pixlr      Wordle     TagxedoWindows Movie Maker       PaintYouTube Video Editor
•   Use correct grammar and punctuation•   Cite credible sourcesREAL facts•   Be polite and courteous to others•   Be tran...
Website, Facebook,                                                      Twitter & YouTube    Website & Facebook Group     ...
Source: My San Antonio Source: Growing Organic, Eating OrganicSource:Beef IsBeef                                          ...
Chipotle commercial     Grass-fed Beef      Proposition 2 (Ca.)Animal RightsAnimal Welfare                         #Meatle...
“Outtakes” has 73,688 views!♫ “I’m Farming and I Grow It” ♫   by The Peterson Farm Bros             5,382,861 views on You...
Erin Ehnle!                             Lauren ChaseWebsite here        Farmers Fight: Stand Up
Make a video             Write a blog post           Create an infographic               Share ag facts           Set up a...
25 Major Restaurant Chains in the U.S. have justannounced that they will no longer buy beefunless it is . . . .• 100% Gras...
Rebekah BowenEmail: bekadawn88@gmail.com
Agvocacy through Social Media: GJCA Edition
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Agvocacy through Social Media: GJCA Edition

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A short powerpoint presentation about using social media to become an advocate for agriculture. No copyright infringement intended. All photos, etc. are property of their respective owners. Background photo copyright Bowen Hill Farms 2012.

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Agvocacy through Social Media: GJCA Edition

  1. 1. By: Rebekah D. Bowen
  2. 2. Agriculture + AdvocacyAdvocacy: “the act or process of advocating orsupporting a cause or proposal ”(Source: Merriam-Webster)Agvocacy: Sharing facts, photos, videos andanecdotes about farming and agriculture tofoster support of agricultural principles andpractices by the general public.
  3. 3. EngagedProfessional Informed Creative
  4. 4.  Facebook: www.facebook.com Twitter: www.twitter.com YouTube: www.youtube.com Wordpress: www.wordpress.com Pinterest: www.pinterest.com Tumblr: www.tumblr.com Foursquare: www.foursquare.com Instagram: www.instagram.com
  5. 5. Weebly Pixlr Wordle TagxedoWindows Movie Maker PaintYouTube Video Editor
  6. 6. • Use correct grammar and punctuation• Cite credible sourcesREAL facts• Be polite and courteous to others• Be transparent and honest about your involvement• Pay attention to privacy settings and policies• Never ARGUE or YELL on social media• Always give credit to sources (info, photos, etc.)• Ask before using large amounts of another’s work
  7. 7. Website, Facebook, Twitter & YouTube Website & Facebook Group Website & FacebookBreed Associations such as Angus, Beefmaster, Brahman, Brangus, Charolais,Hereford, Limousin . . . More breed listings available here!
  8. 8. Source: My San Antonio Source: Growing Organic, Eating OrganicSource:Beef IsBeef Source: Mother Jones
  9. 9. Chipotle commercial Grass-fed Beef Proposition 2 (Ca.)Animal RightsAnimal Welfare #MeatlessMondays Child Labor Laws
  10. 10. “Outtakes” has 73,688 views!♫ “I’m Farming and I Grow It” ♫ by The Peterson Farm Bros 5,382,861 views on YouTube Associated Press Story Local news coverage Yahoo! Music front page story
  11. 11. Erin Ehnle! Lauren ChaseWebsite here Farmers Fight: Stand Up
  12. 12. Make a video Write a blog post Create an infographic Share ag facts Set up a Twitter chat Participate in a discussion group Lead a guerilla marketing campaign Start a petition Write letters to my legislatorsTell people the TRUTH about agriculture!
  13. 13. 25 Major Restaurant Chains in the U.S. have justannounced that they will no longer buy beefunless it is . . . .• 100% Grass Fed• 100% hormone and antibiotic free• 100% free of fillers (no “Pink Slime”), and• Is all Certified Angus BeefHow could you use social media to add yourvoice to the national discussion on this topic?
  14. 14. Rebekah BowenEmail: bekadawn88@gmail.com

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