Friday, November 14, 2008

Social Networking

Ning,, is a site that allows you to create you own social network website and social networks. After getting a Ning ID, you can create, join, or request to join, these groups.

Even without a Ning ID, you can browse or search for groups from the Ning home page. This link,, will show you the results of a search for the term 'farming' on their site. Unfortunately, since Ning sites are community-based you may need to search to find an active Ning site where the members are asking and answering questions, uploading content, etc.

Agriculture Online,, where you can also find the Successful Farming magazine, has a special feature on this site called Farmers for the Future. As part of this effort, they've created a Ning site for young and beginning farmers. The site has a forum and places for photos, videos and blogs. Check it out.

If you are a geek, you might want to check out the NCSU Web Developers network that just started at: