Gainesville, FL – The Journal for Applied Communications, the signature journal for agricultural communications, recently awarded the most outstanding articles in 2016 and authors who reported on research from the Center for Public Issues Education received top honors.
The Journal for Applied Communications awarded Outstanding Article of the Year to Alexa Lamm, Courtney Owens, Ricky Telg, and Kevan Lamm for their article Influence of Source Credibility on Agricultural Water Use Communication.
Alexa Lamm is an assistant professor of agricultural education and communication and PIE Center associate director and Ricky Telg is a professor of agricultural education and communication and PIE Center director. The other authors were agricultural education and communication graduate students when the research was conducted.
The Journal for Applied Communications also selected a runner-up for Article of the Year, which was awarded to Joy Rumble, Quisto Settle and Tracy Irani for their article Assessing the Content of Online Agricultural Awareness Campaigns.
Rumble is an assistant professor of agricultural education and communication and conducts research with the PIE Center. Settle was a graduate student in the department of agricultural education and communication. Irani was the PIE Center Director at the time of the research and is now chair of the department of family, youth and community sciences.
The authors will be recognized and presented with awards at the Association for Communication Excellence in New Orleans, Louisiana later this summer.