Hands on the tracker wheel and plow in the dirt farming is perhaps the last place you’d expect to find social technology taking root (pun intended of course). But that’s exactly what Farmers Business Network is doing. With $110 million of new funding, they plan to expand their growing members-only social network platform to include e-commerce.

“We’re really focused on creating a digital farm economy in ways it has never existed before. – FBN co-founder Charles Baron

They’re initial focus is on strengthening their farming network and the opportunity for farmers to collaborate and help one another. However, they are poised to be a major disruptor in the centuries old farming supply chain; and clearly investors agree!

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