May 3, 2006 Acquires AgriFood Innovations

May 3, 2006, Ames, Iowa ~ is pleased to announce the acquisition of AgriFood Innovations ( Ltd. is a leading provider of innovative agricultural and agri-food related information products and services. AgriFood Innovations is a leader in providing strategic consulting, online branding/marketing, website and database development services, as well as information technology and specialized programming.

“The addition of AgriFood Innovations helps us meet the growing interactive marketing needs of our clients,” says Joe Dales, Vice President of “ worked with AgriFood Innovations on several key web branding and information technology projects, such as We were impressed with the quality of the AgriFood Innovations work, and quickly realized they could assist all of the divisions. The 25 full-time Agrifood Innovations team members will increase technology capacity and expertise in-house and allows us to respond to our media clients with seamless solutions.”

AgriFood Innovations has created, developed and maintained a variety of successful online sites utilizing content management and personalization systems for a range of agricultural clients, including private sector, government, and not-for-profit organizations across the globe. The team at AgriFood Innovations has conceptualized and built online brands for hundreds of agriculture and food clients since 1995 and are experts in emerging technologies and interactive marketing trends. Ltd. is a leading provider of innovative information products and services, with software solutions for the global agriculture and food industries. can be accessed through its internationally recognized agriculture information portal, which has business services and resources for the 16,000-plus agribusiness professionals and livestock and crop producers who use it each day for business services and resources. The family includes -- the leading human resources website for the agriculture and food industry; and PigCHAMP, Inc. ( -- 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. operates across North America with offices in Ames, Iowa; Clinton, North Carolina; Fresno, California; and London, Ontario, Canada. For more information, visit:

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