Looking for social media about agriculture? Check out these great resources that focus on everything you need to know about agriculture. Whether you’re a farmer or not from a farm background this compiled list has everything you are looking for.
Ag Everyday: This is an exceptional FACEBOOK page. It is great for all ages to explore different agricultural topics. It appeals to not only farmers but to also urban families. It includes fun recipes, facts, and hot topics about agriculture.
Keeping it Real: Through the lens of a Farm Girl: This is a unique FACEBOOK page that focuses on incorporating photography with current agriculture issues. The beautiful pictures aren’t only fun to look at but are educational.
She’s Country: This FACEBOOK page appeals to women all over who have a little bit of country in them. It includes facts, recipes, and conversation threads to include all women.
FBlog: Sponsored by the American Farm Bureau this blog is great for the public to learn and discuss today’s leading topics in agriculture. It covers all agriculture topics and is a great read.
Illinois Farm Families Blog: This website is great for city mom’s looking to see where their food comes from. This fun website features different farmers, agriculture issues, facts about farming, and allows the opportunity to start and comment on different agriculture related discussions.
Farm Progress: This website features local and national farm news. This is an informational news site that provides current facts about what is going on in today’s agriculture. A mobile app is available for on the go information.
I’m Farming and I Grow It: This YouTube video is for our younger generation. This fun music parody gives insight to the life of an active farmer and promotes agriculture. Follow the Peterson Farm Brother to see their other fun videos.
USDA YouTube Channel: The United States Department of Agriculture has a great channel of movies that interview farmers, discuss current issues in agriculture, and give informative footage on all different types of agriculture.
Remember, for FACEBOOK pages, you can “like” them to continue receiving their posts and for blogs you can “subscribe” or “follow” to continue reading.
Alyssa Kabureck and Leah Wilkening
Illinois Corn Summer Interns