Writers have had great success adapting during the pandemic era By Bill Spiegel, AAEA Member, Crops Editor, Successful Farming Time was, attending field days, farm tours, industry events and press conferences were where members of the Ag Communicator’s Network cultivated new sources. Thanks to COVID-19, in-person events led to webinars and Zoom meetings – still … Read More
A Travel Back in Time: Republic of Georgia, 2017 AAEA Member Steve Werblow shared his journey alongside several herders moving a caravan of ancient Georgian sheep, horses, donkeys and cattle, across the rugged terrain in the Republic of Georgia. Werblow’s image won First-Place in the Nuts and Bolts: Livestock Photo Category in the 2018 AAEA Communication Awards. See More>> about his adventure….
Seven networking tips you’ll want to know about working in the ag communications industry By Ann Hess, AAEA Member, SDSU Extension Office When I graduated from South Dakota State University 17 years ago, I don’t think I ever imagined I would find myself employed here, let alone working out of Berg Agricultural Hall. A small-town … Read More
Jessie recently became the new co-chairperson of AAEA’s Membership Committee What is your name, where are you employed, how long have you worked there and what it your title? What type of projects do you handle? My name is Jessie Bland. I have been with the Georgia Peanut Commission for eight years. I currently serve … Read More
By Jack Odle, 1996 AAEA Past President, Progressive Farmer Ok, I know. You think this headline is some kind of self-depreciating, over humbling disguise designed to garner sympathy and likability toward me. Well, you’re pretty close to being right. Still, my time as an AAEA member, a board member, president-elect, president and the best title … Read More
By Cassie Yontz, AAEA Member, Account Supervisor, Charleston|Orwig For this Illinois ag communicator, it’s been a year since the initial stay at home order was issued by Governor Pritzker. That’s a year of working from home during a pandemic. Working from home 5-feet away from my husband, while juggling client meetings and parenting a now-15-month-old … Read More