By Amy Roady, Illinois Soybean Association Each year, AAEA and NAMA members take a little time out of their busy schedules at Commodity Classic to join each other during an end-of-week reception. This is a great chance to catch up with friends and colleagues from across the country, or even your own state, that … Read More
Month: March 2018
Why Do We Move the AMS Around?
By Diane Johnson, Livestock Publications Council I’m taking the pen again as a guest columnist and, when thinking about what I can share, I decided that I would discuss how the Ag Media Summit (AMS) sites are chosen. I will try and simplify but this is a rather complex subject. This year will mark the 20th year of AMS which is … Read More
5 Reasons to Have and Be a Mentor
By Courtney Leeper, Noble Research Institute College leadership programs introduced me to the concept of a “personal board of directors.” The idea is to surround yourself with a variety of trusted advisers. Your board might include professors, current and past supervisors, close friends and community members, spiritual leaders, and other professionals. Basically, it is who … Read More
By Leslie Drummond, Mississippi State Ag Communications Student The Alabama Farmers Federation hosted the Ag Communicators Network Southeast Regional Workshop in Montgomery, Ala. on November 14, 2017. The workshop featured speakers and presenters from around the state in all different fields of the agriculture industry. The speaker’s focused on hot topics concerning our state, such as … Read More
AAEA Supports National Ag Day
2018 National Ag Day Agriculture Council of America Announces 2018 National Ag Day Date & Theme The Agriculture Council of America (ACA) will host National Agriculture Day on March 20, 2018. This will mark the 45th anniversary of National Ag Day which is celebrated in classrooms and communities across the country. The theme for National Ag … Read More
Only 2 Weeks Left to Participate in the AAEA Membership Drive!
Help Us Reach Our Goal We set a goal to reach 400 paid members in 2018. We currently have 306, which means only 94 to go! Imagine if everyone recruited just one member. We would easily surpass our goal! Help your association by participating in our membership drive and win a cool prize for your recruitment efforts! … Read More