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If you….#agnerd

First, some of you may be wondering; what is this #agnerd hashtag and where did it come from?

Definition

Agnerd (ag-nurd) nounSlang.  1. A person pursuing knowledge in technology, science and/or obscure facts who also has an interest in or actively participates in the agriculture community.  2. A mythical creature thought to only exist on social media networks.  3. A being that may be considered “unusual” by other people.

The term was first described by Chris Raines (@itweetmeat) and was brought to the mainstream by Kathy Swift (@cowartandmore). For more history, visit this post at agchat.org.

Since its inception, there have been many tweets and posts depicting an #agnerd in action. Here are a few that I came up with.

If you find yourself thinking about SEO while horseback or on a tractor, you might be a #agnerd Read more…

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