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Why is #moo trending on twitter?


#moo What the Hashtag?

Starting the word #moo as a trend on twitter was the brainchild of @farmerhaley,@gilmerdairy, and @raylindairy first for @farmerhaleys birthday and second to highlight the economic crisis America’s Dairy Farmers face:
FACTBOX: U.S. dairy farms in crisis as milk prices dive | Reuters

More background on #Moo
FBlog: The day Twitter said #Moo
The Dairyman’s Blog: Dairy awareness #moo -ving on up in Twitter

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About raylindairy

Ray is a partner with his parents in Ray-Lin Dairy in Denair, Ca. The operation milks 475 cows and double crops corn & winter forage on 130 of the 240 acres with about 90 acres of pasture. The family also has 1200 ac operation in Klamath Falls OR that raises alfalfa hay, wheat hay, and oat hay. Ray is currently secretary of the Agchat Foundation an entity he helped found whose mission is to empower farmer to use social media. He is currently a on the board of directors of CA Dairy Campaign, Dairy CARES, and is the 2nd Vice-President of Stanislaus County Farm Bureau. He is also a member of the National Dairy Board. In addition to his involvement in agricultural organizations’ he is the Chairperson of the Governance Committee at a newly formed charter school his daughter attends, and serves as a director for the East Stanislaus Resource Conservation District. Ray and his wife Erica live on the dairy with their two children.

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6 thoughts on “Why is #moo trending on twitter?

  1. Fun taking part. First off, I was born to a dairy farmer long ago. Second off, I LOVE cows . . . As a child remember being awestruck at the big brown eyes of Bossie close up. Third off, I’ve got milk! Fourth off, first time I’ve participated in one of these trending things . . . Gave me some insight into the dynamics. Good on YOU!

    Posted by Sissy Willis | August 2, 2009, 1:09 PM
  2. Same here in the UK, can’t understand why people will pay for bottled water and not for healthy milk… full of protein and calcium. mad world. mooo

    Posted by cyberdoyle | August 2, 2009, 1:27 PM
  3. Moo rules!!

    Posted by Alpacapro | August 2, 2009, 1:50 PM

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