AgFuse Publishing is a free publishing platform that allows you to write, format, and publish long-form articles and blog posts with rich content for the ag community.
Here’s a look at answers to frequently asked questions regarding our helpful tool.
Who Can Use AgFuse Publishing?
Anyone can use AgFuse Publishing to produce ag-related content for our community.
- Freelance ag writers trying to build a portfolio? Yes.
- Extension agents wanting a place to blog? Yes.
- Sales reps wanting to promote ag products? Yes.
- Farmers wanting to share stories? Yes.
- Agronomists wanting to give advice? Yes.
- Researchers wanting to publish studies? Yes.
- Agribusinesses wanting to promote services? Yes.
- Universities wanting to highlight their ag department? Yes.
- Event planners wanting to announce their farm shows? Yes.
- Insurance agents, investors, crop consultants, veterinarians, landowners, precision ag specialists, or other ag professionals with something to say about ag? Yes, yes, and yes.
- Even if it’s promoting a for-profit, commercial enterprise? Yes!
Various ag professionals--including farmers, agronomists, agribusiness representatives, and independent journalists--are using AgFuse Publishing to share information while building a core audience of engaged readers.
Is AgFuse Publishing Really Free?
Yes, it’s completely free to create an AgFuse account and completely free to use AgFuse Publishing.
There are no hidden fees and no limits on the number of articles you can publish. As long as you’re creating quality content for the agricultural community, we’re happy to help you have a platform to do so.
How Do I Publish an Article on AgFuse?
To get started with AgFuse Publishing, visit our website and click "Publish Article" in the menu bar. Simply add a headline, type out or paste your article body, select at least one article category, and then you'll be able to click the Publish button.
If interested, you can also upload a header photo and insert rich content into your article body such as photos, embedded YouTube videos, and links. You can even schedule your article to be published on a date in the future at the time of your choice.
How Do I Update an Article on AgFuse?
If you end up needing to edit a published article, no problem! You can visit your article page and click the “Edit” button to make revisions and then save your changes.
Publishers also have a Manage Publishing tool in the main menu to easily access their published, scheduled, and drafted articles.
How Do I Share an AgFuse Article on Other Platforms?
Article pages have a Share Bar at the top to help you easily share your content on other platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, and LinkedIn. You can also copy the URL of your article and paste that wherever else you’d like to share your content.
Is AgFuse Publishing Available in the AgFuse App for iOS or Android Devices?
To publish an article, members need to access our AgFuse website. However, viewing, sharing, and commenting on articles can be done via the web or our app, which is available to download for free in the App Store and Google Play Store.
Does AgFuse Publishing Really Work to Reach the Ag Community?
Of course, our members explain this best. Independent agronomist and AgFuse member Monica Pape commented, "AgFuse's publishing platform has become an invaluable tool for me as an ag professional since I can use the platform to connect with others in the industry and we can supply information that all types of farmers across the country can share and learn from. The platform provides a way for the farmer and ag professional to build meaningful connections beyond the articles themselves."