Ag News Links


Farmonline – the online news service provided by Rural Press which pulls together daily headlines from their stable of rural publications and daily newspapers .

The rural area of our national broadcaster – the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

News Limited (Rupert Murdoch’s) online version of The Weekly Times, Australia’s oldest rural newspaper, published weekly.


One of the biggest agricultural news websites in Brazil


Canadian Farm Writers Federation 


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.

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

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

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


Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
and this in English:
and there: briefly in English: (English site)  (only in Finnish)


The Irish Farmers Journal is an authoritative weekly source of news, technical support, and market information for the agri-sector 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.

The Irish Farmers Monthly magazine analyses key stories affecting Irish farmers and key writers keep readers informed on Irish, European and international agricultural issues.

News from the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

News from the Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs

Debate on agricultural issues by legislators

Ireland's first and only dairy news publisher 


The official news from the the Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies in English language are available at this link

“Teatro Naturale International”, a monthly English-speaking editorial product, dedicated to an international audience. 

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.

An example of a Regional office devoted to AG comunication is done by Veneto Agricoltura:

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


Japan Agricultural Journalists  Association


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


Ministry of agriculture SR.

Slovak chamber of agriculture and processing.

Research economy instute of agriculture nad proccesing.

Commercial agricultural website.


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

English language website for this agricultural magazine.

Publisher of magazines for the milk, horse en wildlife industries.


Ministry of the Environment and Rural and Marine Affairs 


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). 

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). 

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.


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

Site of the biggest independent agricultrual newspaper Schweizer Bauer

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


The Ag  news & consulting agency "Proagro"

The Ag  news & consulting agency "Ukragroconsult"

The official site of the Ukrainian Grain Association


DEFRA – national Government department for environment, food and rural affairs

Northern Ireland Assembly – government of Northern Ireland, committee for agriculture and rural development

DARDNI – Northern Ireland department for agriculture and rural development

Scottish Government – government of Scotland web pages on farming and rural issues 

Welsh Assembly –government Wales web pages on environment, countryside, farming and food

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 

FUW – Farmers Union of Wales

AAC – the National Association of Agricultural Contractors 

NFU – the National Farmers Union of England and Wales 

NFU Cymru – the Wales national farmers’ union. 

NFU Scotland – the Scottish national farmers’ union. 
Tenant Farmers Association – organization representing farmers who farm on rent land 

Tenant Farmers Association Scotland – organisation representing farmers who Scotland who farm on rented land 

Farmers Guardian – national weekly farming newspaper 

Farmers Weekly – national weekly farming magazine 

The Scottish Farmer – national weekly farming newspaper of Scotland 


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

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

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

Home page for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition