Journal Information

Journal Information

Publishing in peer reviewed outlets benefits all of us, and is a requirement for those in faculty positions.  It not only provides peer review validation for the quality of your work, but increases the body of knowledge in your subject area, and helps to build your national and international reputation.  That reputation is important for promotion to associate and full professor.  Below is information on some journals which may be appropriate outlets for ANR activities and projects.  If you know of other journals, let me know so I can add them to the list.

Journal of Food Distribution Research
The Journal of Food Distribution Research has an applied, problem-oriented focus. The Journal’s emphasis is on the flow of products and services through the food wholesale and retail distribution system. Related areas of interest include patterns of consumption, impacts of technology on processing and manufacturing, packaging and transport, data and information systems in the food and agricultural industry, market development, and international trade in food products and agricultural commodities. Business and agricultural and applied economic applications are encouraged.

Acceptable methodologies include survey, review, and critique; analysis and syntheses of previous research; econometric or other statistical analysis; and case studies. Teaching cases will be considered. Issues on special topics may be published based on requests or on the editor’s initiative. Potential usefulness to a broad range of agricultural and business economists is an important criterion for publication.

The Journal of Food Distribution Research is refereed and published three times each year by the Society. The March issue is dedicated to the proceedings from the previous annual FDRS conference, and the July and November issues contain refereed articles.

For more information, to the journal website:

The Ohio Journal of Science
Ohio State is an institutional member of The Ohio Academy of Science.  As a result, Ohio State faculty, staff and students are now able to join the academy at no cost. To join, go to the appropriate application website: professional application or college student application. Complete the form and submit. Use the coupon code OHIOSTATE at check out to cover the cost of a professional membership. Be sure to use your official Ohio State email address in the application.

The Ohio Journal of Science (OJS) is published by the academy and welcomes manuscripts from high school students, undergraduate, and graduate students as well as Academic professionals working within Ohio.  The Ohio Journal of Science prints two issues a year (April and December), and all articles are published online as soon as they are peer-reviewed, revised, and accepted for publication.  There are no page charges for members of the Ohio Academy of Science.

For more information, contact the journal editors at

Journal of the NACAA

The Journal of the NACAA is published online twice a year and accepts articles on research, case studies, outstanding programs, and bright ideas.

Submission deadlines for publication in the December issue is September 15,

Submission deadline for publication in the June issue is March 15

Guidelines for authors can be found at:

Journal of Extension

JOE is a rigorous, peer-reviewed journal that brings the scholarship of university outreach and engagement to educators and practitioners around the world. Feature, Research in Brief, and Ideas at Work submissions undergo double-blind review, and Commentary and Tools of the Trade submissions are reviewed by the editor.  The journal is published on-line 6 times a year.

Guidelines for authors can be found at:

The Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement (JHEOE)   Established in 1996 and published quarterly, the mission of JHEOE is to serve as the premier peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal to advance theory and practice related to all forms of outreach and engagement between higher education institutions and communities.

Guidelines for authors can be found at:

Education Research International

Education Research International  is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles as well as review articles in all areas of education.

Before submission, please review the journal’s Author Guidelines, which are located at Education Research International currently has an acceptance rate of 9%. The average time between submission and final decision is 35 days and the average time between acceptance and final publication is 29 days.

Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development

The Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development is an online international, peer-reviewed publication focused on the practice and applied research interests of agriculture and food systems development professionals and scholars.  Submission information can be found at:

Scientific Journals International

  • Scientific Journals International (SJI) publishes peer-reviewed open-access journals for all major disciplines.   Those most relevant to ANR fields include:
  • Journal of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences
  • Journal of Ecology, Ecosystems and Ecophysiology
  • Journal of Forestry, Horticulture, and Soil Science
  • Journal of Fisheries, Poultry and Wildlife Sciences
  • Journal of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Science
  • Journal of Environmental Science, Policy and Planning
  • Journal of Advertising, Public Relations and Marketing
  • Journal of Business & Public Affairs
  • Journal of Petroleum and Geosystems Science and Engineering
  • Journal of Leadership, Management & Organizational Studies
  • Journal of Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • Journal of Tourism, Travel and Hospitality

Information on these, and all other SJI journals can be found at:

Citizen Science: Theory and Practice

Citizen Science: Theory and Practice is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal published by Ubiquity Press on behalf of the Citizen Science Association. It focuses on advancing the field of citizen science by providing a venue for citizen science researchers and practitioners – scientists, information technologists, conservation biologists, community health organizers, educators, evaluators, urban planners, and more – to share best practices in conceiving, developing, implementing, evaluating, and sustaining projects that facilitate public participation in scientific endeavors in any discipline.

For more information, go to:

NACTA Journal

NACTA Journal is published quarterly by the North American College and Teachers of Agriculture.  It is directed toward the scholarship of teaching and learning in agricultural, environmental, natural, and life sciences by presenting articles covering topics that treat all aspects of teaching such as methods, problems, philosophy and rewards at the college level.

For more information, go to:

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