NAFB Purchases Office Building

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In case you missed it, the National Association of Farm Broadcasting has purchased the office building where it is located. This was announced in President Janet Adkinson’s eChats President’s Report. Here’s an excerpt. NAFB Executive Director Tom Brand put it this way, “Just like finding the perfect piece of farm land, the opportunity to purchase a building in a growing …

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Welcome to 2014 IFAJ Congress in Scotland

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Welcome to Scotland and the 2014 International Federation of Agricultural Journalists Congress. Greeting us this evening was the Lord Provost of Aberdeen, Councillor George Adam and Jane Craigie, British Guild Chairman on the committee to host this year’s Congress. The Lord Provost took the stage first and you can hear his welcoming comments here: Then Jane took the stage to …

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IFAJ-Alltech Young Leaders Picked

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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 …

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New AAEA President Kurt Lawton

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The gavel has been passed for the American Agricultural Editors Association. Holly Spangler passed it to Kurt Lawton, Corn & Soybean Digest. Kurt also made a nice memento presentation to Holly. BTW. Kurt was one of the first editors of what is now our Precision.AgWired.com website! After business was taken care of during last week’s Ag Media Summit I talked …

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AAEA Update from the President

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The President of the American Agricultural Editors Association is Holly Spangler, Associate Editor, Prairie Farmer. She’s pictured here with the current board of AAEA. They met yesterday and I sat down with her to talk about how AAEA is doing and what was on the agenda. Holly says that the board talked about the structure of the organization with several …

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2014 Cooperative Communicators Winners Showcase

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Want to see who the winners are in this year’s Cooperative Communicators Association Communications Contest? Here’s where you can see the best writing, publication, photography and more. Welcome to the 2014 Winners Showcase This showcase features all of the winning entries in this year’s CCA Communications Contest. Here you’ll find the best of the best of cooperative communications, from writing …

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