EDITOR'S NOTE - Agribusiness companies are using World Wide Web technology to establish or update Internet Websites which provide information pertaining to a firm's products and services. The editors at Delta Farm Press periodically provide a general description of some of the newer ones coming on-line.
North American farmers can now access information about Michelin agricultural tires and services on the Internet. The Website, http://www.michelinag.com, is designed to provide comprehensive data about the complete range of Michelin agricultural radial tires.
The Website is designed to be a useful tool for farmers to learn more about Michelin Ag tires designed specifically for the North American market.
The site features the entire Michelin agricultural product line and its application for a variety of farming equipment. The information includes tire sizes, tread designs, radial benefits and other product characteristics. The Website allows farmers to research Michelin products and make informed purchasing decisions.
Zeneca Ag Products has expanded the "Local Info" section of its Website to include all states in the continental U.S. The site, www.zenecaagproducts.com, provides users with state and county-specific information about control strategies for disease, insect and weed problems in various crops.
Farmers can find information on a broad range of topics, from rootworm control with Force insecticide to weed control over-the-top of Roundup Ready soybeans with Touchdown herbicide.
The information spans many crops, including corn, soybeans, wheat, rice, peanuts, cotton, alfalfa, sorghum, citrus and other fruits and vegetables. Zeneca will continually update information and add new bulletins.
To use the Local Info section, go to www.zenecaagproducts.com and click on "Local Info." From there, click on a state, then county to view local information.
The Zeneca Website also contains extensive information on its products, including an easy-to-use database of labels and MSDS, free downloads of "Farm Assist" crop management software, and more.
Elf Atochem North America, Inc., has launched "e-customer service," an e-commerce site for their organic chemical products customers.
The "e-customer service" site is available seven days a week, 24 hours a day for customers to place orders, download MSDS sheets and literature, and request technical service or support. The site also provides customers with the ability to speak live with a customer service representative Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Eastern time zone.
John Deere Pavilion, the Quad Cities' most visited attraction, now has a second location - on the Web. The John Deere Pavilion Website allows those interested in visiting the world's most comprehensive agricultural exhibit the opportunity to do so again and again, without leaving home.
Located at http://www.johndeerepavilion.com, the Website includes information on everything from planning a visit to the Quad Cities area (Davenport and Bettendorf, Iowa; Moline, East Moline and Rock Island, Ill.) to the legacy of John Deere machinery. Guests can learn more about the history of the John Deere Pavilion, as well as its current exhibits, get new product listings for the John Deere Store, or read about other Deere attractions in the area.
Proving once again it is a leader in on-line trading for the food and agriculture industries, TradingProduce.com has developed breakthrough technology that enables its Website to match product codes between buyers and sellers through an algorithmic matching system.
The world's premier business-to-business e-commerce site for produce, meat, seafood, floral, and food and beverage transactions has filed a patent for the system developed by its team of in-house engineers.