Agri Marketing

A Very Special Anniversary

Hearty congratulations to the Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC) which is housed in the University of Illinois-Champaign's Funk library which is celebrating its 35th Anniversary!

ACDC was the brainchild of and continues to be tutored by Dr. James F. Evans, Professor Emeritus at the University and for whom the only Endowed Chair in agricultural communications in the U.S. is named.

We recently caught up with Dr. Evans for an update on the Center. Here is what he reports:

"We were frustrated by the lack of information available for teaching, research, and practice. A bibliometric analysis in 1981 found this literature was widely scattered but growing substantially. …

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