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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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Communicator Activities

International Food, Wine and Travel Writers Association
Professional Development Conference 
October 30-November 3, 2016
San Diego, California USA

“Waves of Opportunity”
National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) seventy-third annual conference
November 9-11, 2016
Kansas City, Missouri

Innovative approaches to Extension for upliftment of poor and tribal farmers.”
6th International Conference of the International Society of Extension Education (INSEE)  
Dawn, Udaipur 
February 15-18, 2017