Meetings


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 2015 Annual Meeting

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

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.

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 $179 for standards, $210 for mid-size and $245 for large rooms.  Reservations will be accepted through March 5, and you should act early.

Guests who would like to attend the NAAJ dinner dance April 7 at the National Press Club may click here.

Members register below.

Register for the 61th Annual NAAJ meeting, April 7-9





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2012 writing contest winners

North American Agricultural Journalists - Award Spotlight

2013 Writing Contest Winners

(Awards for the best writing in 2013 will be presented April 7, 2014 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.) NAAJ’s 2014 writing contest for stories published last year attracted 260 entries. That’s roughly 60 more... More...