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Ten top Internet highlights from InfoExpo

John Walter 07/26/2010 @ 11:00pm

A highlight of the Agricultural Media Summit, being held this week in St. Paul, Minnesota, is InfoExpo, an exhibition for companies to show off their products and services to the media professionals who serve the nation’s farmers and ranchers.

This year, Agriculture.com looked for new Web features being touted by exhibitors.

Here are some highlights, which soon will be cited, or already are, on the new Agriculture.com [A] List.

  1. AGCO has made big strides lately with a variety of social media services for farmers, including on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Newest addition to the mix is an AGCO blog.

  2. Ag Leader’s Precision Point blog. Ag Leader recently launched a multi-author blog with up-to-date reports on topics such as how to set up your own computer network and do a better job managing precision ag software.

  3. Agrotain.com.The site for this nitrogen loss inhibitor features a calculator for estimating your return on investment with use of the product. The site was re-launched in April with a colorful, easy-to-use interface. 

  4. Deere’s Gator section features “the incredible adventures of the all-new 2011 John Deere Gator XUV 4x4. Check out the new videos to get an action-packed test ride of the vehicle.

  5. American Farmland Trust. The organization, known for its support of farmland protection and sustainable ag programs, hosts a section, America’s favorite farmers markets. You can vote for your favorite local market, locate farmers markets, and learn how to establish and promote a farmers market. 

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