FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 20, 2001
Forbes Magazine Selects Farms.com as ‘Best of the Web’
Farms.com Ltd., a leading information and marketing company that provides innovative solutions to the North American Agriculture and Food industry, has been chosen by Forbes Magazine as one of the e-Business leaders in the agriculture sector for the second year in a row.
In the Fall 2001 Annual “Best of the Web” B2B Directory, the Forbes’ editors selected the top web marketplaces from over 30 industries. Companies were judged on their strategy, execution, financial staying power and overall ebusiness performance with only 160 companies being selected as “Best of the Web”. The listing can be seen in the Fall 2001 Forbes ASAP magazine or at www.forbes.com/bow/b2b/main.jhtml on the internet.
“Technology has great potential to benefit farmers and agribusiness and we are pleased with our progress in providing new innovative services,” says Joe Dales, Co Founder and VP Business Development. “Our ebusiness continues to mature with our customers gathering information on our portal, using services like our AgCareers business and trading livestock through our BidAsk auctions and swine exchange. We are very excited about the future as our customers move more business online, learn how to use the technology and we develop additional applications that add value through out the food production supply chain.
Farms.com operates a popular agriculture information portal with active swine and cattle marketplaces and business services for livestock and crop producers. The company operates across North America with staff located in Memphis, TN, Ames, IA and London, ON, Canada.
For more information, contact:
Co Founder, VP Business Development