July 17, 2014
The Department of Agricultural Education and Communication in the Texas Tech University College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is hosting a workshop for farmers and ranchers on the use of social media to promote their businesses.
Promoting Your Business Beyond the Farm Gate is scheduled for 2 to 5 p.m., July 24, in Room 107 of the Agricultural Education and Communications Building on the Texas Tech campus.
Erica Irlbeck, a professor with the college, said the focus of the workshop will be to create a social media plan for farmers and ranchers that will promote their agribusiness and teach the best practices for websites and blogs.
An RSVP is required to attend the workshop. A registration form is available online at www.beyondthefarmgate.org/events.html. The workshop is free but space is limited.
CONTACT: Erica Irlbeck, assistant professor of agricultural communications, Department of Agricultural Education and Communications, Texas Tech University at (806) 742-2816, or firstname.lastname@example.org.