Provides a comprehensive, dynamic and innovative array of field-specific and regional weather tools available to growers and the food chain. Recent additions are an All Raw Weather Data Chart, Growing Degree Days Maps and New Hourly Regional Weather Graphics. Supported by mPower3 Inc., of Greeley, Colo.

EDITOR'S NOTE — Agribusiness companies are embracing World Wide Web technology to establish or update Internet Websites which provide information pertaining to a firm's products and services. While it would be next to impossible to list all ag-related Websites, the editors at Farm Press will periodically provide a general description of updates or new sites coming online to give our readers an idea of what might be found at a given location.

Examples follow.

  • www.RiceOnline.com — Offers information for the entire rice industry. Includes user-friendly, accurate, on-time rice market information to support crop decisions. Developed by Creed Rice Co., Inc., a Houston-based rice brokerage firm.

  • www.monsanto.com — Provides customers a direct gateway to the products they use in their fields and around their homes. Customers have immediate access to the company's seed lines and trait technology, animal agriculture products and extensive line of herbicides. Launched by Monsanto Company.

  • www.hanshawcom.com — Offers information about the Hanshaw Commission Company, a firm that has been in the agricultural chemical business for more than 40 years. Information includes products currently available and/or needed by customers. There are no charges for the information.

  • www.safetystorage.com — With an emphasis towards ease of navigation and readily accessible information, Safety Storage, Inc., an innovative provider of pre-fabricated and relocatable steel buildings for the storage of chemicals and hazardous materials, keeps this site current.

  • www.USAgriBuy.com — Now, farmers, ranchers and other ag professionals can request online bids for farm supplies, equipment and services from key suppliers who service the agricultural industry.

  • www.goodyearATV.com — Provides consumers with a complete list of Goodyear ATV tires along with the available sizes and specifications. The list includes Goodyear's popular Tracker and Mud Runner tires as well as its new entry into the ATV tire market — the Rawhide ATT.

  • www.mpower3.com — Provides a comprehensive, dynamic and innovative array of field-specific and regional weather tools available to growers and the food chain. Recent additions are an All Raw Weather Data Chart, Growing Degree Days Maps and New Hourly Regional Weather Graphics. Supported by mPower3 Inc., of Greeley, Colo.

  • www.back-to-basics.net — Provides growers with timely and pertinent soil fertility information and advice to help them make sound soil fertility management decisions. The Potash & Phosphate Institute contributes to the IMC Global site.

  • BayerValue.com — Enables Bayer Corporation's Agricultural Division to use the Internet to provide customers with a comprehensive and efficient online supply chain management platform. The new business model is said to enhance the relationship between growers and their crop protection retailers.

www.dutton-lainson.com — Designed to assist consumers and customers in finding the latest and most detailed information about a wide range of products offered by Dutton-Lainson Company. These products include everything from fence tools to winches, couplers to oilers.