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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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Sample topics:

  • Information needs and information-seeking patterns of farmers and rural families
  • New communications technologies, as used in agricultural settings
  • Diffusion and adoption of agricultural ideas and practices
  • Rural-urban communications
  • Writing skills and styles, editing, photography, design, readability
  • Media selection, media relations, media effectiveness, traditional media
  • Communications planning, campaigns, advertising, public relations, selling
  • Extension and scientific communications, risk communications
  • Research needs and methods in agricultural communications
  • Indigenous knowledge, communications in development
  • Communicators, communicator effectiveness, ethical and other professional issues