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Syndication (RSS or ATOM) is an XML-based format for content distribution. We offer two syndication format feeds with headlines, descriptions and links back to farmdoc daily for the full story. Select either the RSS or ATOM links listed below. This will load the appropriate URL into your browser. Then copy/paste the URL into your newsreader software and receive our news feed:

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The particular .xml file format you choose may depend on your newsreader software. Additional details on site syndication are available in tutorials from learningmovabletype.com and CNET.com

How do I use 'social media' on farmdoc daily?

We maintain social media sites at Facebook and Twitter to enhance the original content already available at the original farmdoc daily website. To use these sites a personal account at Facebook and/or Twitter is necessary. Please visit Facebook (www.facebook.com) and Twitter (www.twitter.com) for more information on acquiring a free account.

Follow us on your social media page

Look for the 'Follow Us' menu at the top of any page on farmdoc daily. Click the 'Facebook' or 'Twitter' icons (as shown below) to visit our page for the respective product. You'll also see email and syndication icons for more traditional email subscription list or syndicated feed subscription.

Click the 'Facebook' icon to visit our farmdoc daily site. Once there, click 'Like' button under the main image to add us to your Facebook newsfeed.

Click the 'Twitter' icon to visit our farmdoc daily site. Once there, click 'Follow' button at the top right corner to add us to your Twitter 'tweets' feed.

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For each post, you can 'push' individual farmdoc daily items to you Facebook and Twitter accounts. Look for the icons shown below for each entry.

Click the Facebook 'recommend' icon to bring up a dialog box. Add a comment if desired and click 'post to Facebook'.

Click the Twitter 'tweet' icon to bring up a dialog box. Modify the message to followers if desired and click 'tweet'.

Click the email icon to create an email message with information from the post. Modify the message as desired.