Published Nov 21, 2011

Facebook to increase farm sales

By Luke Gran

What is a facebook fan? How do fans posting on your facebook page help sell more farm products? What is an impression? What am I missing out on with social media? If these questions grab your attention, you won’t want to miss the full farminar from Nov-15th. Thomas Burkhead shares his secrets on using facebook to drive sales of farm products. Lorna Wilson, a facebook novice, asked her questions along with 38 other participants from around Iowa. 20% of attendees were from out of state! Farminars provide a platform for farmers to share and learn with folks around the nation.

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Supported by the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA, Grant # 2010-49400-21843