A More Mobile Agriculture.com

Chuck Zimmerman

The newest member to the Agriculture.com team is Justin Davey. Justin is a multimedia producer and focused on the new mobile version of the website. Jason says that in addition to current markets, weather, and news, the new mobile site will include some new features like: * Ag Poll: Join in polls that will give you a snapshot of what’s …

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Market Man On Agriculture.com

Chuck Zimmerman

When it comes to markets Mike McGinnis is in a unique position, literally. He’s the only farm magazine/website reporter with a desk on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. This allows him to provide up to the minute information from traders and a video wrapup of the markets a couple of times each week on the new Agriculture.com. You’ll …

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Multimedia Master For Agriculture.com

Chuck Zimmerman

When it comes to multimedia content on the new Agriculture.com you will find lots of it. Talk about media convergence! Successful Farming magazine not only has an online home but in the latest issue of the printed publication you’ll find video content! Yes, it’s true and I got away without taking a photo of it to share. I’m pretty sure …

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The Agriculture.com Community

Chuck Zimmerman

Continuing my behind the scenes look at the new Agriculture.com let’s meet Jeff Caldwell, Jeff helps manage the “community” that makes up the online home of Successful Farming magazine. One of the interesting things he’s found about the members of the community are how they get involved. As you might imagine if you think about it as a group of …

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Agriculture.com Looks Good on iPad

Chuck Zimmerman

If you don’t have an iPad then just ask your Successful Farming and Agriculture.com representative to show you theirs. Here’s the team with their tablets all showing the new Agriculture.com. I’m going to continue my coverage of the public launch of Agriculture.com tomorrow with several more behind the scenes interviews talking about the community, multi-media tools, markets and the mobile …

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The Agriculture.com Philosopher

Chuck Zimmerman

John Walter is the Executive Editor of Agriculture.com but in reality he’s the philosopher for the home of Successful Farming online. John is showing off his new iPad which he used to show me some of the new features on the website. John says there are three legs to the the website, the farmer, the publisher and the agrimarketer and …

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Background On New Agriculture.com

Chuck Zimmerman

The first office I visited here at Meredith Corporation headquarters was that of Scott Mortimer (left). Visiting with us were my guide for the day, Curt Blades and Successful Farming Editor In Chief, Loren Kruse (right). We had a conversation about why they rebuilt Agriculture.com, the online home of Successful Farming magazine. Scott says it had been about 6 years …

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How Do You Like Agriculture.com

Chuck Zimmerman

Yes, one website can promote another! Today AgWired is promoting Agriculture.com. Of course a little screen shot is nice but you need to visit Agriculture.com and start clicking away to get the full effect. I’ll be doing it myself while talking with members of the design team today to learn what they’ve put together and why. Please feel free to …

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