Alltech invests in #AgMedia

Lizzy Schultz

It seems that the minds behind Alltech are under the belief that the leaders of tomorrow are worth investing in today, as they celebrated their third consecutive sponsorship of the Livestock Publications Council (LPC) Forrest Bassford Student Award at the 2015 Ag Media Summit. The Forrest Bassford award honors excellence, professionalism and leadership among students. Each year, following a competitive …

Ag Media Summit, Alltech, Animal Agriculture, Journalism, Media, University

10th Alltech/IFAJ Young Leaders Award Winners

Jamie Johansen

Ten participants have been selected for the 2015 International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) – Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism award. The award supports the winners’ participation in an IFAJ congress and in an intensive journalistic boot camp-style workshop. This year’s boot camp takes place October 12-13, prior to the IFAJ congress in New Zealand. The successful applicants for …

Agribusiness, Alltech, IFAJ, Journalism

Are You Following These Ag Journalists on Twitter

Jamie Johansen

The folks at Leaders of In-Furrow Technology (LIFT) do a great job of staying on top of agricultural trends. They have recently created a list of the 10 Agriculture Journalists to Follow on Twitter to help point their readers toward the best news and analysis throughout the industry. You might have guessed that our very own @AgriBlogger, (Chuck Zimmerman) made …

Journalism, Marketing, Social Media

Slovakian Journalist Wins IFAJ Star for Ag Journalism

John Davis

Slovakian journalist Jozef Sedlák was recently named the winner of the coveted IFAJ Star Prize in Agricultural Journalism for his story, “Food Does not Come from Supermarket Shelves,” which was published in the weekend edition of the Pravda daily newspaper. Judges said they were captivated by the entrepreneurial story of a young Slovak farmer Pavel Petránek, a turkey breeder from …

IFAJ, International, John Deere, Journalism

IFAJ-Alltech Young Leaders Picked

Chuck Zimmerman

Ten participants have been selected for this year’s IFAJ-Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism award. The award supports the winners’ participation in an IFAJ congress and in an intensive journalistic boot camp-style workshop. This year’s boot camp takes place September 2-3, prior to the IFAJ congress in Scotland. Our very own Amy Roady has been selected so I’ll see her …

Ag Groups, Alltech, IFAJ, Journalism, Media

2014 Forrest Bassford Student Award Competitors

Jamie Johansen

The Livestock Production Council (LPC) has announced that four United States agricultural journalism students will be rewarded for their talent with the 2014 Forrest Bassford Student Travel Award. The award, sponsored by Alltech, supports the journalists’ travel fees and participation at the Livestock Production Council annual convention and Ag Media Summit in Indianapolis, Indiana July 26-30, where they will have …

Ag Groups, Journalism