Farm Progress Companies, Inc. is a business unit of Penton Agriculture, the largest most diversified agriculture information business in North America. Through a robust network of live events, digital products, data, marketing services, broadcasting and publications, Penton Ag is connected to nearly 75% of the 2.2 million farms and ranches in the U.S., and an estimated 85% of the nation`s annual agricultural gross domestic product.
Farm Progress is headquartered in the suburban Chicago area and publishes 18 state and regional farm publications, such as NEBRASKA FARMER in Nebraska and PRAIRIE FARMER in Illinois. The company also publishes FARM FUTURES, the leading nationally circulated magazine for high-volume producers.
Farm Progress continues to experience great acceptance and success online through its aggressive digital initiatives that include its 18 state and regional magazine websites (accessible via FarmProgress.com), FarmFutures.com, BeefProducer.com, FarmProgressShow.com, HuskerHarvestDays.com, additional show websites and FarmProgressAmerica.com. Its mobile Web access was first in the industry, as well. The company's industry-leading website visits page-view and site engagement stats underscore its digital accomplishments. It produces and publishes nearly two dozen content-rich e-newsletter titles for the nation's agricultural producers.
Farm Progress owns and operates four world-class farm trade shows, Farm Progress Show (the nation's largest outdoor farm show), Husker Harvest Days, New York Farm Show and Farm Progress Hay Expo.
The broadcast division originates radio, television and Web-based programming and FarmProgressAmerica.com.
The company provides marketing services that include the ag industry's most comprehensive database, list rental, custom publishing, e-content and e-publications, produces proprietary and contracted databases and market research for a variety of clients who serve and need to reach and understand America’s farmers, ranchers and rural-living consumers.
Our rich history, tradition and reputation for quality and editorial integrity date back nearly 200 years to 1819 with AMERICAN FARMER magazine. Additionally, PRAIRIE FARMER, first published in 1841, holds the distinction of being the nation’s oldest, continuously published magazine.