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Newsletter Issue No.4 2021

02 Dec: 2021 Star Prize Winners: IFAJ Celebrates The World’s Best

The 2021 IFAJ Star Prize awards celebrated the world’s best agricultural journalism in a Zoom ceremony on August 23, 2021. Click for details on the winners.

02 Dec: Message From IFAJ President Lena Johansson

“Free press and free speech are the pillars of democracy. We should all be very grateful to those who are brave enough to defend this, despite harassment, threats, violence and even murder.”

02 Dec: Nominations open for the IFAJ-Alltech International Award for Leadership in Agricultural Journalism

Deadline for nominations is December 22, 2021. Award recognizing leadership in agricultural journalism to be presented during the Alltech ONE Conference in 2022

02 Dec: Nominations Open for IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders Program

Each guild can nominate a candidate for the prestigious program. Applications due by January 21, 2022

02 Dec: German guild elects Katrin Fischer and Michael Lohse as dual leaders – Gudrun Koeck and Daniel Rittershaus become representatives

“Standing still is a step backwards—it is therefore important to look ahead and to consistently drive the association’s development forward.”

02 Dec: Turkish Guild Of Agricultural Journalists Hosts Colleagues from 16 Countries

Growtech Fair and presentations from a wide range of sources brought together Middle Eastern, European and African ag journalists

02 Dec: Denmark Congress Sneak Peek

More than 25 tour guides have already been busy doing preparations for the 20 different excursions to farmers and agricultural companies and organizations. Others have prepared a VIP seminar with international attendance, and there will also be several workshops about journalism.

02 Dec: In memoriam: Larry Sheedy, former Irish Guild & IFAJ president

Condolences from the IFAJ family on the passing of a world leader amongst agricultural journalists & communicators