Agri Council of American Business Media Agri media companies in this Council (formerly Agricultural Publishers Association) represent more than 100 magazines and newspapers. They also provide media services ranging from Internet communications and direct marketing to farm shows and database management.
American Agricultural Editors' Association Provides a forum that allows agricultural editors, writers, photographers and other communication professionals to share and exchange ideas, issues and goals with their colleagues while offering opportunities for professional improvement.
American Horse Publications A non-profit association dedicated to promoting better understanding and communications within the equine industry.
Australasia-Pacific Extension Network (APEN) A professional organization for extension professionals involved in community and rural development, adult education, communication and related fields throughout Australia, Asia and New Zealand.
Cameroonian Association of Agricultural Journalists A not for profit organization to serve and foster excellence among agricultural journalists, editors, writers, photographers and other professionals operating in agriculture, horticulture, forestry, fishery and the food industries.
Extension Video Producers A network of video producers from land grant institutions and agencies that exchange ideas, information and video related to programming of extension services.
Farm Show Council This international organization strives to improve the value of farm shows through education, communication and evaluation. The overall goal of the Council is to provide the best possible marketing showcase for exhibitors of agricultural equipment and related products to the farmer/rancher/producer.
Farm Writers' Association of New South Wales Provides a forum for rural journalists and other agri-communicators. Fosters communication about and promotes the interests of rural Australia in general and the New South Wales farm sector in particular.
International Communication Association Addresses the study, teaching and application of all aspects of human mediated communication. Site includes intercultural and development communication, health communication, communication technology and other topics that involve agriculture-related communicating.
Livestock Publications Council An international, nonprofit organization serving the livestock communications industry. Involves more than 100 member publications with interest in species that represent the livestock industry.
National Association of Science Writers Forum to promote good science writing through all media normally devoted to informing the public. Includes information about members who specialize in writing about nutrition, biology and the environment.
National Market News Association Primarily an organization of federal and state market reporters, market news and information specialists, and analysts. The organization seeks to improve marketing information in line with changes in the marketing system and promote cooperation and exchange of new and helpful news between government agencies and industry.
North American Agricultural Journalists A professional group of agricultural journalists in North America who report or edit agricultural news for newspapers, magazines, wires and syndicated services and are independent of agricultural organizations and businesses.
Rural Media Network Pakistan Association of journalists in the country areas who aim to promote the media and the practice of journalism throughout Pakistan.
Rural Press Club of Queensland Aims to strengthen the links between rural media, public relations, agribusiness and government groups in Queensland, Australia. It also offers members entry to national and world-wide networks of like-minded colleagues.
Rural Press Club of Victoria Offers a forum for fellowship among persons involved in the rural industry of Victoria, Australia, particularly working journalists.
Society of Environmental Journalists A source for journalists reporting on the environment. Seeks to advance public understanding of environmental issues by improving the quality, accuracy and visibility of environmental reporting.
Journal of Applied Communications Quarterly refereed journal of the Agricultural Communicators in Education. Offers professional development for educational communicators who relate to agricultural, natural and human resources.
Journal of Extension Journal of the U.S. Cooperative Extension System to expand and update the research and knowledge base of extension professionals and other educators.
Journal of Extension Systems Bi-annual international journal dedicated to advancing understanding of Extension Systems through empirical investigation, theoretical analyses and practical experiences.
South African Journal of Agricultural Extension Aims to advance and apply the science of extension and rural development by stimulating thought, study, research, discussion and the publication and exchange of knowledge both nationally and internationally.
For Ag Journalists Perspectives and tips for agricultural journalists from Fred Myers, a professional who has more than 50 years of experience as a journalist in agriculture. Features are provided to "help you with what you do as you become what you want to be."
Huck Boyd National Center for Community Media A resource to serve and strengthen the local newspapers, radio stations, cable systems and other media that play a key role in the survival and revitalization of America's small towns.
Investigative Reporters and Editors Nonprofit organization based at the University of Missouri School of Journalism provides educational services to reporters, editors and others interested in investigative journalism. Story database, beat pages and other features involve some resources related to agriculture.
Communication for Development Program A program of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. To strengthen the capabilities of national and regional research, extension, education and communication systems so that rural people have the knowledge and skills they need to improve their lives and manage natural resources in sustainable ways.
Communication Initiative A forum to improve strategic communication thinking on development issues, advance communication for change, advocate the effectiveness of communication for sustainable development and help address key communication issues.
Development Experience Clearinghouse Online resource for international development reports of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Through the search system, this site provides information within sectors such as "communication" and "agricultural development."
Farm Radio International Canadian-based, not-for-profit organization partnering with radio broadcasters in Africa to fight poverty and food insecurity.
KnowNet Initiative Aims to popularize and facilitate knowledge networking in developing countries for overall human development through the amalgamation of information and communication technology (ICT) and remote volunteering.
Extension resources of the World Bank (search on "extension") Helps client countries in strengthening their agricultural extension and rural information systems as an important element of national innovation systems and strategies to reduce rural poverty.
Consumer Food Safety Behavior Briefings from the Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, about consumer concerns, information sources, consumption, risk and other aspects of food safety.
Food and Brand Lab An interdisciplinary group of graduate students and affiliated faculty from psychology, food science, marketing, agricultural economics, human nutrition, history, library science and journalism. Focuses on better understanding of consumers and how they relate to foods.
Food Safety Education and Consumer Information Site maintained by the Food Safety and Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Provides resources for consumers, educators and health professionals. Communicators may be especially interested in the food safety education campaigns and materials, as well as reports of consumer research and focus group testing.
National Food Safety Educator's Network Electronic network for food safety education from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Indigenous Knowledge (IK) Program An integrated, online information system involving indigenous knowledge. It offers annotated links to websites (publications, organizations and networks, databases) managed all over the world.
Indigenous Knowledge Worldwide Full text newsletter that focuses on the exchange of information about indigenous knowledge as it relates to sustainable development. [Archives only] .
ACE Papers Historical records (1913 to date) of the American Association of Agricultural College Editors (AAACE), later renamed Agricultural Communicators in Education and currently Association for Communication Excellence in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Life and Human Sciences, housed in the National Agricultural Library.
Agricultural Advertising Collection The D'Arcy Collection at the University of Illinois includes almost 2 million original advertisements published between 1890 and 1970. Maintained by the College of Communications, it is a rich source of research information on products advertised by many advertising agencies. Includes thousands of ads featuring agricultural equipment, dairy products, chemicals, farm papers and other agricultural themes.
Agricultural Advertising Exhibit See 20 images of agricultural and food advertisements in the University of Illinois Advertising Exhibit, maintained by the College of Communications. Exhibit features advertisements selected from the D'Arcy and Woodward Collections. Organized within 17 subject themes.
Development Communications Archive Reports, papers, printed material, surveys, articles, audiotapes, videocassettes and motion picture films make up the archive of the Clearinghouse on Development Communication of the Academy of Educational Development, Inc., 1960-1994.
Farm, Field and Fireside The Farm, Field and Fireside collection contains historically significant U.S. farm weeklies published in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Records of the Tobacco Market News Service Special collection in the National Agricultural Library includes historical information on the Tobacco Market News Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, between 1928 and 1971.
Repository of digitized farm newspapers The University of Illinois Library houses one of the world's premier collections of agricultural newspapers and now provides digital access to this historically significant material. Farm, Field and Fireside collection contains hundreds of thousands of pages from U.S. farm weeklies published in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. You can search by keyword across articles, advertisements and photo captions.
Smokey Bear Collection Special collection in the National Agricultural Library contains varied materials from 1902 to 1994, with emphasis on advertising activities of the Cooperative Forest Fire Protection program.