IFAJ 2017 World Congress South Africa

Taking place between the 2nd and 8th of April 2017 in Gauteng- and the Western Cape. 
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IFAJ 2018 - The Netherlands

Theme: Dutch Roots

Main congress: 12- 15 July 2018

The main congress will start in the region Food Valley and further visits are planned to a diversity of hotspot in the Netherlands.

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Ag News Links

AUSTRALIA

Farmonline – the online news service provided by Rural Press which pulls together daily headlines from their stable of rural publications and daily newspapers .
http://www.farmonline.com.au/

The rural area of our national broadcaster – the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
http://www.abc.net.au/rural/

News Limited (Rupert Murdoch’s) online version of The Weekly Times, Australia’s oldest rural newspaper, published weekly.
http://www.weeklytimesnow.com.au/

BRAZIL

One of the biggest agricultural news websites in Brazil
www.noticiasagricolas.com.br

CANADA 

Canadian Farm Writers Federation 
http://www.cfwf.ca/farmMedia.php 

DENMARK 

A new organization called "Landbrug og fødevarer" (agriculture and food). An amalgamation of the Agricultural Council, the Farmers Union and the major product organizations covering milk, (cattle), pork and poultry.
www.lf.dk

The central organization dealing with all aspects of agricultural education. Contains an English version.
www.landscentret.dk.

The homepage af the Faculty af Agricultural Sciences. Available also in English.
www.agrsci.dk.

The homepage of Dansk Landbrugs Medier - the most important group of agricultural magazines. Owned by the farmers' organizations.
www.dlmedier.dk.

FINLAND 

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
www.mmm.fi
and this in English:
http://www.mmm.fi/en/index/frontpage.html

www.mtk.fi
and there: briefly in English:
http://www.mmm.fi/en/index/frontpage.html

www.forest.fi (English site)

www.maaseuduntulevaisuus.fi  (only in Finnish)

IRELAND

The Irish Farmers Journal is an authoritative weekly source of news, technical support, and market information for the agri-sector
http://www.farmersjournal.ie/2009/1226/news/currentedition/topstory.shtml

Independent.ie is Ireland’s leading online news and information portal, with up to the minute news content from leading national newspapers such as the Irish Independent (including its weekly Farming section) and Sunday Independent.
http://www.independent.ie/farming/

The Irish Farmers Monthly magazine analyses key stories affecting Irish farmers and key writers keep readers informed on Irish, European and international agricultural issues.
http://www.irishfarmersmonthly.com/EU.html

News from the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
http://www.agriculture.gov.ie/press/

News from the Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs
http://www.pobail.ie/en/PressReleases/

Debate on agricultural issues by legislators
http://debates.oireachtas.ie/CommitteeMenu.aspx?Dail=30&Cid=AG

Ireland's first and only dairy news publisher
www.agriland.ie 

ITALY

The official news from the the Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies in English language are available at this link
http://en.agricolturaitalianaonline.gov.it/

“Teatro Naturale International”, a monthly English-speaking editorial product, dedicated to an international audience.
http://www.teatronaturale.com/ 

The following are links to AG agencies in Italian language:

AGRA PRESS is an italian independent press agency completely devoted to agricultural policy. The news are in Italian, but they can write specific topics in English.
http://www.agrapress.it

http://www.nuovagricoltura.it
www.agricultura.it

An example of a Regional office devoted to AG comunication is done by Veneto Agricoltura:
http://www.venetoagricoltura.org/news_item.php?IDSX=0&SIDSX=0&IDDX=9

For forestry sector, this is the only agency that produce a forestry magazine, in Italian language
www.rivistasherwood.it

www.venetoagricoltura.org

www.canaleitalia.it

JAPAN 

Japan Agricultural Journalists  Association
http://www.jaja.cside.ne.jp/eng/index.htm

SERBIA 

Association of Agricultural Journalists “AGROPRESS” is a non-governmental organization whose main goal is to revive and promote the life in the rural areas and to promote the work of the journalists who are covering the agriculture and food industry
http://www.agropress.org.rs/eng_fair_of_rural_development.html

SLOVAKIA 

Ministry of agriculture SR.
www.land.gov.sk

Slovak chamber of agriculture and processing.
www.sppk.sk

Research economy instute of agriculture nad proccesing.
www.vueppp.sk

Commercial agricultural website.
www.polnoinfo.sk

SOUTH AFRICA 

Landbouweekblad, the biggest agricultural magazine in South Africa (Afrikaans language).
www.landbou.com

English language website for this agricultural magazine.
www.farmersweekly.co.za

Publisher of magazines for the milk, horse en wildlife industries.
www.agriconnect.co.za

SPAIN 

Ministry of the Environment and Rural and Marine Affairs
www.marm.es 

SWEDEN 

The biggest agricultural newspaper in Sweden. It is also the membership paper of Federation of Swedish Farmers (Weekly issue and has a circulation about 120 000 copies).
www.lantbruk.com 

The biggest agricultural news site. It's also the home site for the second largest ag paper in the country. Owned by the Federation of Swedish Farmers. (Issued twice a week and has a circulation of about 70 000 copies).
www.atl.nu 

The biggest independent news site which also is the home site for the paper Jordbruksaktuellt. The paper is distributed twice a week to farmers without any cost. The circulation is just over 80 000 copies.
www.ja.se

SWITZERLAND

Official site of Swiss agricultural organisations, driven by  LID, contains their newsticker Agronews, informations of all kind and tons of links.
www.landwirtschaft.ch

Site of the biggest independent agricultrual newspaper Schweizer Bauer
www.schweizerbauer.ch

Site of the biggest Swiss agricultural weekly, owned by big Federations like the milkproducers, etc.
www.bauernzeitung.ch

UKRAINE 

The Ag  news & consulting agency "Proagro"
http://www.proagro.com.ua/eng/news/

The Ag  news & consulting agency "Ukragroconsult"
http://www.blackseagrain.net/

The official site of the Ukrainian Grain Association
http://www.uga-port.org.ua/cgi-bin/valmenu_portal.sh?1p0000.html

UNITED KINGDOM

Government
DEFRA – national Government department for environment, food and rural affairs
http://www.defra.gov.uk/

Northern Ireland Assembly – government of Northern Ireland, committee for agriculture and rural development
http://www.niassembly.gov.uk/agriculture/2007mandate/agriculturehome_07.htm

DARDNI – Northern Ireland department for agriculture and rural development
http://www.dardni.gov.uk/index.htm

Scottish Government – government of Scotland web pages on farming and rural issues
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/farmingrural 

Welsh Assembly –government Wales web pages on environment, countryside, farming and food
http://wales.gov.uk/topics/environmentcountryside/?lang=en

Farmers’ unions and other representative organisations
CLA – Country Land & Business Association representing owners of land, property and business in rural areas of England and Wales
http://www.cla.org.uk/ 

FUW – Farmers Union of Wales
http://www.fuw.org.uk/

N
AAC – the National Association of Agricultural Contractors
http://www.naac.co.uk/Home.aspx 

NFU – the National Farmers Union of England and Wales
http://www.nfuonline.com/ 

NFU Cymru – the Wales national farmers’ union.
http://www.nfu-cymru.org.uk/ 

NFU Scotland – the Scottish national farmers’ union.
http://www.nfus.org.uk/ 
Tenant Farmers Association – organization representing farmers who farm on rent land
http://www.tfa.org.uk/ 

Tenant Farmers Association Scotland – organisation representing farmers who Scotland who farm on rented land
http://www.tfascotland.org.uk/stfa/ 

Media
Farmers Guardian – national weekly farming newspaper
http://www.farmersguardian.com/ 

Farmers Weekly – national weekly farming magazine
http://www.fwi.co.uk/Home/ 

The Scottish Farmer – national weekly farming newspaper of Scotland
http://www.thescottishfarmer.co.uk/ 

USA

Farm Progress, focused on business, marketing and management trends for commercial farming and U.S. agriculture
www.farmfutures.com

Devoted to serving U.S. agriculture with news, markets, weather and other pertinent information to the business of farming.
www.agweb.com


National site for the latest farming news, markets and more.
www.agriculture.com 

Home page for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
 
www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usdahome

Home page for agricultural news linked to U.S. farm broadcasting network; includes audio reports.
www.brownfieldagnews.com 
 

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
http://sustainableagriculture.net