FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 25, 2006
Farms.com Adds Agricultural Equipment and Ag Energy Websites
Ames, IA. ~ Farms.com Farms.com is pleased to announce it has added extensive agricultural equipment and energy content to its popular portal website. The Farms.com portal features more than 5000 pages of content, with news, weather and markets continually being updated. The addition of these content pages provides valuable information to farmers and agribusinesses looking to take advantage of growing opportunities in agriculture, particularly in regard to ‘Farming for Energy.’
On the Agricultural Equipment page, users have access to information on used equipment, news and reviews on the latest equipment to enter the market, and access to other information such as financing, maintenance and safety, and custom application rates. The site offers reports and expert commentary on the latest products and news. The website url address for the Equipment page is www.farms.com/equipment/.
The Energy page offers an assortment of information describing how alternative energy works, what options are available to producers today, and specific pages on ethanol, bio-diesel, and wind energy. The site will also feature expert commentaries and reports on the latest information regarding ag energy and its opportunities. The website url address is www.farms.com/energy/.
“With record crude oil and rising gas prices, we’ve seen an assortment of new business options suddenly flood the market,” says Jon LaPorte, Farms.com Equipment and Energy Webmaster. “Producers need a place where they can review information about what these options are and how they can potentially benefit their operation.”
“As producers struggle with constantly changing equipment innovations, the content on these pages will offer important information to help them stay current and up to date,” continues LaPorte. “Information on the best tools in today’s market is key to helping producers make well informed decisions that will keep their costs lower and their profits higher.”
Farms.com Ltd. is a leading provider of innovative information products and services, with software solutions for the global agriculture and food industries. Farms.com can be accessed through its internationally recognized agriculture information portal, which has business services and resources for the 20,000-plus agribusiness professionals and livestock and crop producers who use it each day for business services and resources. The Farms.com family includes AgCareers.com -- the leading human resources website for the agriculture and food industry; and PigCHAMP, Inc. (www.pigchamp.com) -- the leading swine industry software and knowledge management company, as well as M&F Trading the leading livestock marketing company in the North American pork industry. Farms.com operates across North America with offices in Ames, Iowa; Clinton, North Carolina; Fresno, California; and London, Ontario, Canada. For more information, visit: www.farms.com.
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