The IFAJ Flag has been passed to Switzerland

Chuck Zimmerman

The International Federation of Agricultural Journalists has several traditions. One is at the end of the annual Congress when the IFAJ Flag is passed on to a representative of the country guild that will be hosting next year’s Congress. In this case the flag is being passed to Switzerland. Representing is Markus Rediger, past president of IFAJ and in Switzerland …

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Alltech Continues Support of IFAJ Young Leaders

Cindy Zimmerman

Once again this year, ten outstanding young agricultural journalists and communicators had the opportunity to attend the IFAJ Congress thanks to Alltech, which has sponsored the IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders program since 2006. Patrick Charlton, Vice President of Europe for Alltech, says he really enjoys being part of the program, which includes for the participants a special Boot Camp prior to …

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2023 IFAJ World Congress Concludes

Chuck Zimmerman

The 2023 IFAJ Congress has concluded and attendees are on there way to post-congress tours, back home or spending more days on their own visiting farms and other parts of Canada. I’m heading back to Calgary for the Alltech ONE World Tour event which starts with a reception tonight and a day of presentations on Tuesday. Then I’ll head home …

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2023 IFAJ Congress in Full Gear

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello from Olds, Alberta, Canada. The annual IFAJ Congress is taking place between Calgary and Olds. I missed the opening reception and half of the next day thanks to a flight delay/cancellation in Portland, OR on Tuesday. Sure seems like there are flight problems all over the country based on all the messages I’m seeing and that includes other attendees …


Ten IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders Chosen for 2023 Award

Cindy Zimmerman

Ten outstanding young agricultural journalists and communicators have been selected as 2023 IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders, a prestigious award from the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) that recognizes the individuals’ professional skills and leadership potential. The Young Leaders award has been sponsored by Alltech since 2006 to recognize emerging leaders in agricultural journalism and communications from around the world. The …

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IFAJ Officers at the #AlltechONE

Cindy Zimmerman

Members of the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) were happy to be able to meet up in person again at the Alltech ONE Conference this week in Lexington, Kentucky. Like most other organizations, IFAJ has also been unable to meet in person since 2019, so it was great for officers from three different continents to be together again. Vice …

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2022 IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders Announced

Cindy Zimmerman

The International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) has announced the recipients of the 2022 IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism Award. The program, sponsored by Alltech, honors 10 young agricultural journalists and communicators who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in reporting as well as excellent potential as leaders of the industry in the years to come. The honorees were chosen by …

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Alltech ONE Honors International Journalists

Cindy Zimmerman

The winners of the 2021 IFAJ-Alltech International Award for Leadership in Agricultural Journalism were announced in conjunction with the Alltech ONE Ideas Conference Tuesday. They are Kallee Buchanan of Australia and Craig Lester of Canada. The award, in honor of Dr. Pearse Lyons and his love of storytelling and journalism, recognizes and rewards excellence and leadership of young journalists within …

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