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65 and no wind. As good a day as any to soak up some sun, fix some fence and hang a gate. #agchat #toolsofthetrade #Montana #ranchlife #HelenaMT #blackandwhite #lifeisgood (at Helena Valley Northwest)

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5 Online tools to build your farm and ranch businesses. #agchat #ranchlife #protips

Sometimes in the rush and routine for everything, it can be easy for us to forget that not everyone is comfortable with or knows just how to get started in social media, or with any online tools for that matter. In my article for Progressive Forage Grower magazine this month, I’ve shared 5 tips to get you started building your online presence in a way to build your business.

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I am bound and determined to have fresh #peppers this summer! They’re just a little harder grow in #Montana. Hopefully I’ll get a few of these kids to survive. #brownthumb #jalapeno #Serrano #spicy

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#latergram. @aaronwatsonmusic concert in #Belgrade a few weekends back. Love me some #livemusic, especially one of my favorite #TexasCountry artists! #Montana #np

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#How-to lose an argument and deal with controversial issues in food and agriculture? Check out some tips in today’s #blog post on www.agricultureproud.com. #communication #agchat

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#HowTo lose an argument and approach controversy. NEW on the blog today! #agchat #foodD

how to lose an argument in food and agriculture conversationsA few weeks back, I shared several lessons learned while sticking my neck out and engaging in discussions centered around food and agriculture topics. Today, I share a few lessons learned by failure; sometimes my own.

  1. Assuming science will give us all the answers; it only gives us some of the answers. Pick a topic, any topic. Chances are you can find “scientists” on either side of the issue. Many…

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It’s #TacoTuesday. What’s in your #tacos? All I’m missing is the #guacamole. #iheartbeef #foodporn #Tuesday #foodiechats (at El Vaquero Taqueria)

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Sorry ma, I just can’t hold it anymore.

#latergram from calving 2011. #agchat #ranchlife #cowstagram

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#Sunset #BigSky #Montana

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NEW Blog Post: #FoodForThought Where’s The Disconnect between food, agriculture, and American culture? Read more…

Thinking out loud here. Where’s the disconnect when it comes to food? I’ve said it many times in the past few years that most Americans are disconnected from agriculture and that we farmers, ranchers and those of us involved in agriculture need to advocate, share our stories, and work to fix that disconnect.