Videos of Michele Payn

A sneak peek into why Michele is one of North America's leading farm and food advocates. Experience Michele's knowledge, passion and sense of humor firsthand at your next event!

Michele Payn - Communication and Agriculture

In this age of open information, engaging with consumers is more important than ever before. Communication can help solve challenges facing modern farmers.

Michele Payn - Relating Your Farming Story to Consumers

Discussing tactics to help today's farmers and consumers understand food production from differing points of view.

Michele Payn - Food Truths from Farm to Table

A book written to translate the science of agriculture and the science of food through story.

Michele Payn at Farm & Food Event

A rural urban conversation around today's farming practices, interests of foodies - and the results generated from breaking bread together, with Michele facilitating.

MSU Alumni "Ditch the Debate: Engage in a Civil Conversation"

Listen in to a webinar Michele conducted for the MSU Alumni Association on engaging in a civil conversation, citing examples from the food and farming debate.

Keynote at Annual Cooperative Meeting

The author of "No More Food Fights," spoke to the 2015 MFA Annual meeting crowd about the importance of defending agriculture by keeping the discussion going and sincerely telling your story.

An Agvocate's Guide to Communicating Effectively

Debra Murphy, Cami Ryan and Michelle Payn discuss why communication in ag is so important.

Connect with Michele today!

Contact Michele to learn more about her keynotes, training, consulting, or writing. You can also check out Cause Matters Corp. in the media or connect with @mpaynspeaker throughout social media.

Advocating for Ag: the VDIA & VT Feed Dealers - Julie Smith and Michele Payn

Across the Fence is the longest-running locally-produced program in the US. We have been on-air on WCAX-TV since 1955! Across the Fence is produced by the University of Vermont Extension. Visit their website.

Michele Payn Making Heart Connections

At AgStar's GroundBreakers Conference, Michele Payn shared her insights on how everyone in ag can be an agvocate. She provided lots of practical tips and practical advice to get anyone started in social media and begin participating in the global discussion.

No More Food Fights

Author Michele Payn talks about her book No More Food Fights at the recent Kansas Soybean Expo. She encourages Farmers to tell their story, so someone else won't.

Michele Payn and No More Food Fights

Brief video tease for Insight on Business. Michele talks about her new book No More Food Fights - Growing a Productive Farm & Food Conversation.

Find Common Goals to Create Unique Partnerships: Women in Agriculture Blog

Obesity and the impact of food on our health continue to be hot topics these days. But advocates from every side of the food plate may be surprised to find out they have more in common than they realize. Dietitians and farmers can create powerful partnerships by sharing what they have in common -- a desire to make science-based decisions about food. Here Michele explains how we can execute Step 3 from her book, No More Food Fights! Growing a Productive Farm.

Michele Payn's 12 Tips on Sharing Your Farm Story

Just into February, we are still early enough in the year that it's not too late to make resolutions and promises for the year. And Michele Payn joins us today to share her 12 tips (one for each month) on where (and how) to share your agriculture story this year.