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PrecisionAg 2008 Award of Excellence Winner - Dr. Joseph Russo, President of ZedX, Inc.

BELLEFONTE, PA - July 22, 2008 - Today, the judges have spoken, and the 2008 recipients of the PrecisionAg Award of Excellence have been named in Denver, Colorado, at the 9th annual International Precision Agriculture Conference. Among this year's honorees is Dr. Joseph M. Russo who represents a heritage of excellence that agriculture continues to benefit today.

The PrecisionAg Award of Excellence, established by The PrecisionAg Institute in conjunction with the CropLife Media Group, is designed to honor those throughout the industry who are making significant achievements in precision agriculture technology adoption, use, education and research. The PrecisionAg Award of Excellence will honor individuals for the following: demonstration of leadership in the adoption of innovative use of precision agriculture technology products and practices, responsible use of precision agriculture technology, professionalism and stewardship in the precision agriculture industry, and active participation in education for employees and customers.

Dr. Joseph M. Russo, is a cofounder of ZedX, Inc., and a Senior Research Scientist. ZedX, Inc. is an information technology company that specializes in decision-support algorithms and data visualization tools for the agricultural industry and environmental associations.

Since 1999, Dr. Russo has been extensively involved in the design and development of interactive, web-based, decision-support and learning services for the agricultural sector. The most notable service is AgFleet®, which was created for the precision agriculture market.

Since 2002, Dr. Russo has also been involved in the design and development of IT platforms for government agencies and universities. Some notable platforms include NAPPFAST for USDA APHIS, Soybean Rust (now ipmPIPE) for USDA CSREES, and PA-PIPE for the Pennsylvania State University Extension.

Dr. Russo is also a cofounder and President of SkyBit, Inc. Since 1992, SkyBit has specialized in the electronic delivery of site-specific weather data to the agricultural communities of government, university and private industry.

About ZedX, Inc.

ZedX, Inc. is a leader in the development of information technology (IT) products, solutions and consulting services for the agricultural and sustainability sectors. Its recognitions of analytics excellence include weather data processing, climate analyses, ecological, entomological, and agronomic application models, and innovative geo-referenced, web-based tools that integrate data and model outputs into practical decision support solutions. ZedX's customer base includes growers, businesses of all sizes, public institutions, governments, and international agencies. The company embraces quality, two-way client support.

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