By Harlen Persinger, IFAJ Stipend Recipient After participating in the IFAJ Congress in South Africa, Harlen Persinger spent some extra days touring other parts of the country. Here are some snapshots from his travels.
Month: November 2018
My Ag Media Summit Experience: Delanie Crist
By Delanie Crist, AMS First-Time Attendee Stipend Recipient My first Ag Media Summit was a wonderful experience. The midsummer getaway was a great opportunity to learn and network within the industry. The sessions were well organized and the staff did a great job providing versatile, articulate speakers. As a young professional, I am continually looking … Read More
Thank You Christine McClintic
By Jim Patrico, Awards Committee Co-Chair Christine McClintic, who has managed the Photo Awards program for the last 18 years, announced her retirement from those duties. Chris has had a profound impact on that contest. In fact, she helped re-invent it. When she took over, the contest had only recently transitioned from print entries to … Read More
Support PIF on Giving Tuesday!
Join us on Tuesday, November 27 and support the Professional Improvement Foundation (PIF) on #GivingTuesday! PIF is a member-directed non-profit organization that provides funding, direction and input for a wide variety of programs and activities that benefit AAEA members, and advance the agricultural communications profession. In 2018, PIF funded $50,000 of professional improvement for members! … Read More
CALL FOR INTERNS: TWO PAID INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE!!
By Laurie Bedord The AAEA Ag Communicators Network is accepting applications for its 2019 editorial and marketing communications summer internships. The first undergraduate college student in agricultural communications will be chosen to work as an editorial communications intern for DTN/Progressive Farmer in Omaha, Nebraska. “Our company offers a unique internship opportunity because of the diversity … Read More
Meat Production Varies Worldwide
By Jennifer Carrico When someone from the United States thinks about what the beef feeding industry looks like, we think of large feedyards in the Midwest and High Plains area of our country, but when you take a look at the beef industry in the Netherlands, it’s a totally different picture. Since the dairy industry … Read More