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Online Ag Retail May Gain Momentum for a Pivotal Year

Online purchases of crop inputs have attracted renewed interest. Although many consumer segments have been disrupted by technology offerings in the past decade—Netflix versus Blockbuster to name one—consultant Steve Watts points out the first wave of e-commerce for ag retail appeared 20 years ago, and it included Rooster.com.

 

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Vernon: CommoditAg Designed to Address E-Commerce Trend in Crop Protection

When it comes to farmer purchasing options in crop protection products, the pressure from Internet-based e-commerce sites offering cheap, no frills pricing continues to mount. Farmers Business Network’s high-profile play and its villainizing of the crop protection distribution channel have served to move the needle on this trend in recent years.[…]

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