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Clean, simple look and feel. Colors should be “agricultural” in nature: tans, browns, greens. Site should be about 900-950 px wide, centered in the middle of the page. site will possibly incorporate some flash, but not too much. For layout purposes, use a static image.
There will be a Members only/password protected area. Do not put a login area on home page. Small login link at top of page.
The site/homepage will need a search box. There will be a calendar of events and embedded Youtube videos. Home page should show upcoming events and featured videos.
Horizontal navigation with dropdown menus
Sites that we like:
http://www.ofbf.org: one of the best Farm Bureau sites we’ve seen. The use of pictures and graphics, layout and easy navigation tools are all things we are looking for in our site. A bit too corporate looking. We want more images and a “softer” feel.
Good color choices, textured background, design, pictures and easy links to social networking. Use of a large header on home page is ok, but interior pages should have a smaller header.
http://www.ctplanningforagriculture.com Nice color scheme and interesting header.
http://www.stonebarnscenter.org has a clean, updated look. We especially like changing pictures across the banner.