Meetings


NAAJ 2017 Annual Meeting – Save the Date!

The 64th annual meeting of the North American Agricultural Journalists will be April 23-25, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

The meeting will be headquartered at The Cosmos Club. To reserve a room at the Cosmos Club, 2121 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, call 202-387-7783. The room block is under North American Agricultural Journalists. The rates are $195 to $225.  Reservations will be accepted through March 23.

The NAAJ-Sonja Hillgren Scholarship and Writing Awards Banquet will be April 24 at the National Press Club.

Watch for agenda updates here.

Member registration can be completed below. The agenda generally includes a business meeting Sunday afternoon following by a pay-your-own group dinner. Monday will feature a variety of newsmakers at the Cosmos Club meeting location and the Writing Awards and Scholarship banquet at the National Press Club. Tuesday generally includes visits with elected officials. Watch for details here.

Note: Guests who would like to attend the 2016 NAAJ dinner dance at the National Press Club may register here .


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NAAJ 2016 Annual Meeting

The 63rd meeting of the North American Agricultural Journalists was April 24-26, 2016 in Washington, D.C.

NAAJ 2015 Annual Meeting

The annual meeting  of the North American Agricultural Journalists was April 26-28, 2015 in Washington, D.C.  The NAAJ-Sonja Hillgren Scholarship  and Writing Awards Banquet was April 27 at the National Press Club.

NAAJ Fall 2014 Meeting

Des Moines, Iowa

We’re planning an Oct. 15, 8:30 a.m. breakfast and one-hour panel discussion on Waters of the U.S. at Meredith. The meeting will  last until about 10:30. Karl Brooks, head of EPA’s Region 7 office is invited. Bill Stowe, head of the Des Moines Water Works (a critic of ag),and Bill Northey, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture have confirmed.  And either Craig Hill, Iowa Farm Bureau president or Rick Robinson, the group’s lobbyist and policy expert, will be on the panel.

We’ll have dinner that evening at Malo’s a Latin fusion restaurant.

Media registration for the World Food Prize is now open. Members of the media can apply for press credentials at www.worldfoodprize.org/credentials. The full agenda and speaker list can be found at www.worldfoodprize.org/borlaugdialogue. All sessions will also be webcast live from www.worldfoodprize.org.

NAAJ 2014 Annual Meeting

The annual meeting of the North American Agricultural Journalists was April 6-8, 2014 in Washington, D.C. The meeting was headquartered at The Cosmos Club. The NAAJ-Sonja Hillgren Scholarship  and Writing Awards Banquet was April 7 at the National Press Club.

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North American Agricultural Journalists - Award Spotlight

2016 Writing Contest Winners

The awards for 2016 articles will be presented April 24, 2017, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. NEWS Judged by Patricia Klintberg,  a former Farm Journal writer and recipient of NAAJ’s Glenn Cunningham Award... More...