Farm Progress Headlines
Posted on: 04/30/13
Amelia Island, Fla.—Neal Vitale, president-CEO of 1105 Media, took over Monday as 2013-14 chairman of American Business Media at the organization's annual conference here. He succeeds Jeff Lapin, former president of Farm Progress Cos.
Posted on: 04/28/13
Dan Bagan oversees about 50 brands as senior VP of Penton Media's Agriculture, Restaurants, Food and Meetings Division—internally known as the “farm to fork” group. That division—and Bagan's responsibilities—grew substantially with Penton's acquisitions of Nation's...
Posted on: 03/25/13
New York—Four months after acquiring Farm Progress Cos. from Fairfax Media, Penton Media has announced a new structure for its Agricultural Group that integrates the recently added properties.
Posted on: 02/13/13
Following a rebound year in 2012, the media M&A market saw a flurry of deal announcements in January, raising hopes for another big year. Buyers are especially on the lookout for acquisition targets with strong digital assets. The market for events is also robust. Another encouraging sign for this...
Posted on: 01/08/13
This year should see business media companies continue to operate leanly as they strive to broaden their revenue streams beyond print and online display advertising, implement digital- and mobile-first approaches to content, and invest in new data technologies. For some traditional companies, this...
Posted on: 12/11/12
Penton Media's recent $79.9 million acquisition of Farm Progress from Sydney-based Fairfax Media more than doubled Penton's reach in U.S. agricultural markets. The deal, announced in November, underscores Penton's efforts to bolster its core assets and shed media properties it deems marginal.The...
Posted on: 11/13/12
New York—Penton Media today acquired Farm Progress, a holding company that includes 23 agricultural magazine titles, four expositions, digital and broadcast products as well as investment data.
Posted on: 06/11/12
Media Business recognized outstanding executives in the b-to-b publishing world June 6 at its ninth annual Top Innovators in Business Publishing awards luncheon in Manhattan.“In a rapidly changing environment, through some of the most challenging times in our industry's history, these...