January Webinar: Covering Climate Change

January 10, 2020Professional Development, Webinar

By Tyler Harris, SIG Chair Click here to watch! As ag editors, many of us have been there. It often happens when you’re reporting on a climate or extreme weather-related topic: someone – maybe even the person you’re interviewing – questions the validity of climate science. Other times, it comes in an email or message … Read More

Last Chance to Apply for the IFAJ-Caterpillar Development Bursary Fund

December 19, 2019Professional Development

By Elaine Shein International Committee Chair Ever thought of an agricultural journalism project you’d like to do, but didn’t have the opportunity and especially the funds to do it? The IFAJ-Caterpillar Development Bursary Fund provides a great opportunity as it encourages International Federation of Agricultural Journalists members to pursue the extraordinary in search of personal … Read More

October Webinar: Crisis Communications

October 2, 2019Professional Development, Webinar

By Rachel Peabody, Communications Manager, Illinois Soybean Association View all of our webinars here. We likely all have a continuing education goal for the year. Many of us attend conferences, read books, seek out mentors and look for growth and development opportunities that help us home in on our craft. For ag association communications professionals, … Read More

Reap the Rewards: Host an Intern

September 12, 2019News, Professional Development

By Laurie Bedord, Chair, Future Agricultural Communicators Do you want to give a young person the opportunity to gain practical experience, while also benefitting your company? If you answered  yes. . . or even if you answered maybe. . . then you need to keep reading. Why? Because I’m going to share four reasons why … Read More