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Telvent

May 17, 2011 10:08 ET

Telvent DTN Provides In-Depth Look Into Agriculture Industry Boom With Free Webinar

DTN/The Progressive Farmer Analysts and Editors to Discuss Current and Future Commodity Markets, Global 2011 Crop Outlook and Agriculture Equities

ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - May 17, 2011) - Telvent (NASDAQ: TLVT), the leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a sustainable world, announced today that DTN/The Progressive Farmer, a Telvent brand, is hosting the first webinar in its upcoming series that will highlight current issues and trends within the agriculture industry Wednesday, May 18.

Growing demand for commodities, high interest in agriculture by noncommercial investors and world events continue to create a bullish outlook for food and fiber production. This includes commodity futures, land values and stocks of companies involved in the agriculture industry. In this free webinar, DTN/The Progressive Farmer is providing in-depth insight into how the current market came to be, and where it's likely headed. The webinar will offer a full range of information, from the basic to the detailed, to be useful to investors with varying levels of knowledge of the agriculture industry.

According to Telvent's chairman and CEO, Ignacio Gonzalez, "As the agriculture industry gains prominence, many professionals and organizations rely on our industry-leading solutions and news coverage to make successful business decisions. This webinar showcases our experts' firsthand knowledge and advanced understanding of the dynamics that are shaping the industry."

DTN/The Progressive Farmer has a team of analysts and journalists that track agriculture from the fields to global financial markets. It provides real-time solutions for various parties within the industry, including farmers, commodity traders and agribusinesses, to help them capitalize on opportunities and manage risks that exist in the marketplace.

Join DTN/The Progressive Farmer's award-winning analysts, editorial staff and executives Wednesday, May 18 at 2:30 p.m. CDT. Interested parties can register at http://www.dtnprogressivefarmer.com/go/ag/.

About Telvent

Telvent (NASDAQ: TLVT) is a global IT solutions and business information services provider dedicated to helping improve efficiency, safety and security for the world's leading companies. Telvent serves markets that are critical to the sustainability of the planet, including the energy, transportation, agricultural and environmental sectors. (www.telvent.com)

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