Newsletter – October 2018

Welcome IFAJ congress
Dutch Roots: inspiring and connecting

Even though the IFAJ congress in the Netherlands ended months ago, it remains in the hearts and minds of many. The participants returned home with a lot of inspiration in a journalistic and personal perspective.

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2018 Young Leaders Class Springs Toward an Exciting Future

The 2018 IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders—10 journalists age 35 and younger selected by a jury for their professional skills and leadership potential—made the most of the opportunity to hone their skills at a pre-Congress Boot Camp and network at the Dutch Congress that followed.

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Tips for Success from IFAJ Member Guilds (USA)

Welcome to the Tips for Success section of the IFAJ Newsletter where we will regularly feature tips and advice to encourage success for your member guild. Tips for running successful meetings, encouraging participation or running events. Check back regularly to learn how other IFAJ members are encouraging success within their guilds and share your tips with us as well!

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South African IFAJ member attends 2018 US Ag Media Summit

Lloyd Phillips, of the IFAJ member guild, Agricultural Writers South Africa, recently attended the 2018 US Ag Media Summit held over 4 – 8 August in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The Joe Watson Legacy Fund

The British Guild BGAJ, funds a charity to improve the understanding of agriculture and provide better education for journalism and communication.

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Update: 2019 IFAJ Congress in Minnesota

The IFAJ/AMS 2019 Global Congress steering committee met Thursday, September 20, at the event’s DoubleTree Hilton hotel in Bloomington, Minnesota to continue planning this not-to-miss event.

New Countries Join IFAJ

At IFAJ’s 2018 Delegate Assembly, held in conjunction with the annual congress in the Netherlands, eight new member countries were accepted as part of the organization’s continuing efforts to support agricultural journalism and communications around the world.