Animals

Bee Culture

Bee Culture

“It’s a how-to, why-to and when-to information source for beekeepers on keeping their bees healthy and alive.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 13K. Monthly. Pays negotiable rates on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies based on topic, author and season. Buys First North American serial rights. Rarely accepts reprints. Responds in less than a week. Guidelines online.

Pays $200-$250

Feed-Lot

Feed-Lot

“Feed-Lot serves feedlots and cow/calf operations over 500 head, also backgrounders, preconditioners, and seedstockers/growers over 300 head.” 85% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 11K. Publishes 8 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within four months of acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints.

Pays: $0.30/word for 350-700 words.

Nature Friend

Nature Friend

“Nature-loving children and families get Nature Friend. We are primarily about wild nature. Can be animals, plants, birds, insects, rocks, ocean life, astronomy, gardening, learning by doing activities and experiments.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 7500. Monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buy first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds quickly. Sample articles on website. Subscription $40; $54 Canada; $67 other. Guidelines online

Pays $0.05/edited word for first rights; $0.03/edited word for reprints.

The Cattleman

The Cattleman

25% freelance. “The business journal of the beef cattle business of the Southwest.” Welcomes new writers. “We publish articles on technical topics — beef cattle health management, natural resources management — written in a conversational, practical tone.”

Pays $500 for 1,200-1,800 words. Submit query by email.