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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 43,000 agricultural communications documents from 212 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

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

International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ)
2017 World Congress
Gauteng and the West Cape, South Africa
April 2-8, 2017

Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education (AIAEE)
33rd Annual Conference
Minneapolis, Minnesota USA.  Information: http://www.aiaee.org
April 22-29, 201