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Pure profit: $830,000 in two weeks selling seed potatoes

Warning: Real potato farmers should stop reading here. This might ruin your week.



A San Francisco-based company just cleared $830,000 US in two weeks by selling seed potatoes. The potatoes are virtual but the money is very, very real.



Zynga is a developer of apps for Facebook and the iPhone. One of their biggest hits is... get this... a game about farming. Farmville lets users own and manage a virtual farm. Apparently it's very addictive. At least, the 20 million users who… Continue

Posted on October 30, 2009 at 5:34pm — 2 Comments

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At 4:45pm on September 25, 2009, John Beardsley said…
welcome Andrew. you still writing for country guide If you are i am obviously a less then regular reader! lol
 
 
 

Agriculture Headlines from Farms.com Canada East News - click on title for full story

AMI offers new and existing programs to benefit farmers

Farmers and agri-food businesses can take advantage of many resources under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP).

Ridgetown Ag Breakfast Meeting Minutes – April 10, 2018

There is snow on the ground again this morning. Generally the winter wheat crop looks good. Cold temperatures persist so growth has been limited. Some nitrogen has been applied and most of the red clover is on the wheat.

Launch of the Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) Workforce Development Initiative

The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) supports the dairy industry in recruiting and training a highly skilled, diverse workforce to meet the current and future needs of our dairy producing and processing sectors.

NatureFresh™ Farms Kicks Off 2018 Growing Season with Wide Variety

It is an exciting time of year at NatureFresh™ Farms – the company’s Leamington, ON greenhouses have started full production for the 2018 growing season! In addition to greenhouse-grown Peppers, Tomatoes, and Cucumbers, NatureFresh™ Farms is now offering Organic Sweet Bell and Mini Sweet Peppers. There is plenty of fresh news to celebrate in Ontario this season!

Government of Canada Invests to Strengthen the Dairy Industry

Canadian milk and dairy products are world-renowned for their excellence, variety and high-quality, thanks to farmers and processors who follow the highest standards for safety, quality, and animal welfare

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