FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 20, 2001
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Farms.com and AgVision TV Announce Strategic Alliance to CyberCast Ag TV Program.
London, ON – December 20, 2001 – Farms.com Ltd., a leading provider of information and marketing solutions for the North American agriculture and food industry, today announced that it has formed a strategic alliance with AgVision TV to begin cybercasting the weekly agriculture television program to its customers.
AgVisionTV, going into its 3rd season, produces a weekly agriculture television program that is available across Canada on 20 stations in the Chum/CityTV and CanWest Global networks. Farms.com Ltd. will provide ebusiness strategy, technology and the internet platform for AgVisionTV.
“We are excited about the alliance with Farms.com", said Kevin Stewart, Host and President of AgVisionTV, "as it harnesses the power of the internet with our unique content, it will allow farmer viewers from around the world to watch the show at their convenience and build a Show archive library that can be referenced in the future."
“AgVision TV is an innovative leader in agriculture broadcasting and content and a perfect fit for the internet. Producers can sign up for the free Farms.com email newsletter and we will send them the AgVision show each week. As producers become more familiar with the internet and systems improve we will see wide spread use of TV quality content delivered over the internet," says Joe Dales, Sr. Vice President of Farms.com Ltd.
Farms.com is a leading provider of information and marketing solutions for the North American agriculture and food industry. Farms.com offers independent and comprehensive information services through a highly functional e-commerce portal website. The site can be located at www.agvision.tv or www.farms.com on the internet.