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Farmers jump on social media   
Monday, 23 July 2012

Produced by Amy Rathbone

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A farmers’ conference talking about apps, tweets and hash tags is far from accepted stereotypes about working on the land. The Partners in Grain Tech Expo is pushing for farmers to take on digital technology or risk widening the divide between rural and urban communities. A growing number of farmers have got the message and are taking to Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and blogs to connect with consumers and have their say.

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