FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 15, 2002
Farms.com Selected as "Best of the Web" in Agriculture by Forbes Magazine
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 third year in a row. The listing can be seen in the Forbes Best of the Web Directory at http://www.forbes.com/bow/b2b/review.jhtml?id=4898
"Farms.com has always been proud of our record of bringing innovative new products and services to our agriculture and food customers. To be recognized by North America's leading business magazine as a leader is a tremendous compliment." said Doug Maus, President of Farms.com Ltd. “Technology has great potential to benefit farmers and agribusiness and we are pleased with our progress as our businesses continue to develop and our customers learn how to use the technology, move more business online and we develop additional applications that add value through out the food production supply chain” said Mr. Maus.
Farms.com Ltd. (www.farms.com) is a leading marketing and information company with a family of operations that provide innovative solutions to the agriculture and food industry. Farms.com can be accessed through their leading agriculture information portal, which has business services and resources for agribusiness, livestock and crop producers. PigCHAMP, Inc. (www.pigchamp.com) is the leading swine industry software and knowledge management company. The PigCHAMP suite of products includes DOS, Windows and web-based solutions that service the needs of pork producers and industry. The Farms.com livestock business offers marketing services, through its subsidiary, M&F Trading, which include cash trading of swine, commodity risk management consulting and auction technology services. The Farms.com AgCareers Employment site is the world’s leading online job and recruitment service for the agriculture industry. The company operates across North America with offices located in Ames, Iowa and London, Ontario.
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