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This international resource and service from the University of Illinois features concepts, issues, media and methods for human communications related to food and nutrition, farming and rural life, natural resources and the environment, renewable energy, natural fibers, rural development and other aspects of agriculture. Welcome to this interactive website and please check with us whenever we can help you identify and gather information.


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The Agricultural Communications Documentation Center

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Welcome to the ACDC!

The Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC) is home to more than 40,000 agricultural communications documents from 170 countries.

This unique collection is developed and maintained by agricultural communications faculty members at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The information services provided by ACDC are available to students, teachers, researchers, professional communicators and others interested in communications related broadly to agriculture, food, natural resources, and rural affairs.

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(Currently: A Century of Publishing: 100th Anniversary Editions)

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Communicator Activities

  • “May the horse be with you.” Annual seminar of American Horse Publications (AHP)
    Orlando, Florida
    June 16-18, 2016
    Information: http://www.americanhorsepubs.org/attending-seminar
  • Annual meeting of the Agricultural Relations Council (ARC)
    St. Paul, Minnesota
    June 21-23, 2016
    Information: http://www.agrelationscouncil.org/events/2016-arc-annual-meeting
  • “Your gateway to excellence.” Agricultural Media Summit. Joint meeting of the American Agricultural Editors’ Association (AAEA), Livestock Publications Council (LPC) and Agri Council of American Business Media. Also annual meeting of Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT).
    St. Louis, Missouri
    July 23-27, 2016
    Information: http://www.agmediasummit.com

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