Farm Progress Companies is sowing the seeds of agricultural publishing. The company publishes about two dozen magazines, including flagship title Prairie Farmer (first published in 1841), as well as American Agriculturist , Southern Farmer, and Western Farmer-Stockman . In addition, Farm Progress Companies' network of websites offers breaking news, weather, blogs, e-commerce services, classified advertising, and other resources to the agricultural community. The company also produces events (the Farm Progress Show) and offers custom publishing and marketing services. Farm Progress Companies is owned by Australian newspaper publisher Fairfax Media.