Posts Tagged ‘social media’

I’m Farming and I Grow It

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
How many of you have spent a few extra minutes watching silly YouTube videos before?  Social media websites, like YouTube, have the potential to reach millions of people around the world with the simple click of a button.  On June 25th, the Peterson brothers of Kansas posted a parody music video titled “I’m Farming and I Grow It” on YouTube, and it quickly went viral. Today, 4.9 million viewers have watched them dance and sing the message that farming is still a family business.  My three daughters and I loved the song; we were laughing and dancing along with the Peterson brothers.  The catchy tune had us singing, “I’ve got passion for my plants, and I ain’t afraid to show it, show it, show it.” Their commitment to agriculture came alive through the computer screen. (more…)