Agricultural Communication/Journalism prepares individuals apply journalistic, communication, and broadcasting principles to the development, production, and transmittal of agricultural information.
Agricultural Communication/Journalism majors and degree programs likely include instruction in basic journalism, broadcasting, film/video, and communication techniques; the production of technically specialized information products for agricultural audiences; and the principles of agricultural sciences and business operations needed to develop and communicate agricultural subject matter in effective ways.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Agricultural Communication/Journalism (use the College Search feature and enter " Agricultural Communication/Journalism " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
What can you do with a major/degree in Agricultural Communication/Journalism?
Working in agricultural communication/journalism, you may report agricultural information to audiences such as consumers, legislators, homeowners, farmers, agribusinesses, commodity groups, and governmental agencies. Through positions in fields such as public relations, sales, marketing, journalism, photography, and media, individuals communicate the importance of agriculture.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Agricultural Communication/Journalism:
Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
- Agricultural Communicators Network
- National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow
- Agriculture Future of America
- National Agri-Marketing Association
Publications/Magazines in Agricultural Communication/Journalism: