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Webinar: Social Media Strategies for Farms to Generate Education, Awareness, and Action

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Webinar: Social Media Strategies for Farms to Generate Education, Awareness, and Action
Wednesday, May 2, 1:00-2:00 p.m. EDT
Free — open to all interested

illustration of a farm with 4 social media iconsFacebook…Twitter…Linked In…Four Square…. They can be effective ways to connect with your community….Or they can be a huge waste of your time and energy. How can you use social media to build a supportive community online and in-person? Public relations expert Rachel Carter will explain how to develop a strategy for building a community of champions for your farm. Whether you are a farmer, a farm-based educator, or an Extension educator, this webinar will provide guidance for creating a strategy to use social media effectively and manage related risks.

Hosted by: Lisa Chase, Jessie Schmidt, Ben Amsden, and Erica Curry
University of Vermont Extension, UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Plymouth State University Center for Rural Partnerships, and the Farm-Based Education Association

To access the webinar, please follow this link five minutes before the webinar begins: https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=2009421&password=M.EC2DFDA3A4FD4A8B3CDC30CB8D6610

For technical assistance during the webinar, contact Jessie Schmidt at (802) 223-2389, ext. 203, E-mail: jessica.a.schmidt@uvm.edu.