Being able to walk outside without a jacket in hand after eight p.m. can only mean one thing, summer is almost here! Nights are getting warmer, drinks are getting colder-- trading my hot coffee in for an iced coffee. With summer near, it also means the semester is coming to an end. Enrolling in MCOM 3305, … Continue reading MCOM 3305 Wrap-Up
Sometimes, the people managing the online media account for companies create PR disasters. Like this. Or this. Especially this. But one thing to note, you don't see any agricultural companies, like John Deere or a breed association. Even Monsanto, a company that receives so many protesters and opposition, a slip-up might be there somewhere. That where … Continue reading Where’s the ag online media crisis?
Karl Burns, a rancher in western Colorado, has a predictable summer morning schedule of feeding his Border Collie, Mac, and checking his irrigation systems. It used to be physically going to field and checking that water was flowing from gated-pipe. Now he is able to check his irrigation pivots without even going to the field … Continue reading Irrigating with Apps
Crowdsourcing - obtain (information or input into a particular task or project) by enlisting the services of a number of people, either paid or unpaid, typically via the Internet. Crowdsourcing is popular within technology and media related industries. Hiring others to design a logo or build a website has pros and cons for the person(s) hiring, … Continue reading Crowdsourcing in Agriculture