Agriculture

Western Ag Reporter

Western Ag Reporter

“A weekly agricultural paper, started in 1940, published in Billings, MT. Not politically correct. Offers to our large and close readership not only the news that affects production agriculture but also a healthy dose of Western history, a weekly cooking column, plenty of patriotic material, and plenty of Western humor.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 15K. Weekly. Pays end of the month. Period between acceptance and publication varies. “Depends on whether their material needs to be printed immediately to be of any use to my readership or whether it can be printed any time … Depends how large the paper is, and that varies by season — longest in the spring and fall — size related DIRECTLY to advertising quantity.” Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds one week. Sample copy free for two months by mail with SASE. Subscription $55. “No guidelines other than have something interesting to say that my ag readership would be interested in reading. About 800 words work well. Will work with longer material if the material is good enough.”
Pays flat fee of $50 for up to 800 words.

The Cattleman

The Cattleman

25% freelance. “The business journal of the beef cattle business of the Southwest.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 20K. Monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 15-30 days after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints outside of the Southwest. Responds in 2-4 weeks. Sample copies available upon request at tscra@tscra.org. Subscription $60 domestic, $120 overseas. Guidelines online at http://tscra.org/mediakit/#tab-3-7.

Acres U.S.A.

Acres U.S.A.

“An eco-agriculture magazine devoted to sustainable, organic farming and gardening, holistic human and animal health.” 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 18K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 1-3 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available by email at info@acresusa.com. Subscription $29, $49 Canada, $60 foreign. Guidelines online at http://www.acresusa.com/writers-guidelines.

Feed-Lot

Feed-Lot

“Feed-Lot serves feedlots and cow/calf operations over 500 head, also backgrounders, preconditioners, and seedstockers/growers over 100 head.” 85% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 11K. Publishes 7 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within four months of acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $55.00, $80 outside the U.S. Guidelines by email.

Farming Magazine

Farming Magazine

“Growing magazine provides farms with detailed, educational, experience-based content and professional insight to help them improve the efficiency and profitability of their operations.” Welcomes new writers. 75%-90% freelance. Circ. 26K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys all rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available online. Subscription free for qualified readers. Guidelines not available. Pays $175-$200 for columns, and $400-$500 for features for 800-1800 words.

The Almanac for Farmers & City Folk

“The fastest growing Farmer’s Almanac with the most accurate weather forecasting. Millions sold. A truly American tradition. Contains all the features you’d expect to find in a farmer’s almanac, including Weather Forecasts, Fishing, Planting, and Tide Tables, and Astronomical Data. THE ALMANAC also is packed with intriguing and informative stories and articles on a wide variety of interesting subjects for the whole family. There are plenty of stories and articles, trivia, nostalgia, anecdotes, cookery, and puzzles, as well as lots of helpful information.” Welcomes new writers. Annual. Pays on publication. Pays when each annual edition is published, in August of each year. Cut-off for submissions is March 31st. Buys First North American Serial Rights. Occasionally accepts reprints. Sample $5.99. Subscription $18.95 for 3 years. We pay $45/digest-size (5.25″ x 8″) page (page includes illustration if we include one). No minimum length (short is better); 1,000 to 1,200 words max.” Submit complete ms by mail with SASE. Does not accept queries.

TimberWest and Logging and Sawmilling Journal

“We cover the timber industry of the great northwest.” 80% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 9400. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms within 2-4 months. Buys first rights. Responds within four weeks. Subscription $4/issue. Guidelines available by email at diane-at-spilledinkstudio.com. Pays $250-$350 for 800-1100 words.

Paint Horse Journal

“Produced by the American Paint Horse Association, the Paint Horse Journal celebrates the versatility and uniqueness of the American Paint Horse and the people who love them.” 30% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 10K. Monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys first NA serial rights. No reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available online. Subscription $30; $45 CDN; $75 other. Pays $100-$500 for 1500 words.

Growing Magazine

“Growing Magazine educates growers in the fruit and vegetable production industry by providing practical, relevant information they can use to improve their businesses.” Welcomes new writers. 75%-90% freelance. Circ. 20K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys all rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within one week.

Tree Care Industry Magazine

“Monthly trade publication of the Tree Care Industry Association, the national/international association for commercial tree care companies.” Welcomes new writers. 70% freelance. Circ. 24K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys all rights. Accepts some reprints. Sample copy available online. Subscription $40; $60 outside the U.S. Subscription controlled. Guidelines available by email.