AgriLand publisher Rachel Martin has been celebrated during an general endowment rite that recognises world-class rural reporting.
Rachel was named a runner-up of a 2020 IFAJ AgTech Reporting Award during a universe association of a International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) on Friday (June 26).
Rachel’s story ‘Dutch organisation to exam ‘cow toilets’ to cut plantation ammonia emissions’ examined how a clearly crazy invention could have genuine applications in shortening ammonia locally.
One decider commented on Rachel’s “great puns and a fun she injected into a writing”, and was also certain to praise “a issuing character that done me wish to continue to read”.
Judges for a competition enclosed Dr. Belinda Clarke, executive of Agri-Tech East in a UK; Luke Halsey, conduct and programme manager during Farm491 during Britain’s Royal Agricultural University; and Adrian Krebs, editor-in-chief of Swiss plantation magazine BauernZeitung.
US publisher Gil Gullickson was named a difficulty leader for his square ‘Yours, Mine and Ours’, a underline essay on outcome-based pricing for line that he wrote for Successful Farming, a heading US plantation magazine.
There was other success for a ‘Emerald Isle’, as Dublin-based radio presenter Damien O’Reilly was awarded a 2020 IFAJ Star Prize for Broadcast: Audio for his ‘Climate Change and Irish Farming’ promote on RTÉ Radio 1.
O’Reilly’s entrance also recognized writer Eileen Heron for her work on a winning broadcast.