Journal History

2011 The inaugural issue was released. Agronomy was published as a quarterly journal.
2015 Agronomy was indexed in Scopus.
Agronomy was indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)—Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
2017 Agronomy adopted a monthly publication schedule.
Agronomy was indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)—Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
Agronomy announced the first edition of the Travel Award.
2018 Agronomy received its first Impact Factor (1.419).
Agronomy announced the first edition of the Best Paper Awards and Outstanding Reviewer Award.
Agronomy published its 500th paper.
Agronomy established the following sections:
  • Crop Breeding and Genetics;
  • Soil and Plant Nutrition;
  • Water Use and Irrigation;
  • Innovative Cropping Systems;
  • Horticultural and Floricultural Crops;
  • Grassland and Pasture Science;
  • Weed Science and Weed Management;
  • Farming Sustainability.
2019 Agronomy received its 2018 Impact Factor (2.259).
announced the first edition of the Young Investigator Award.
Agronomy published its 1,000th paper.
Agronomy established the following section:
  • Agricultural Engineering.
2020 Agronomy received its 2019 Impact Factor (2.603).
became an affiliated journal of The Spanish Society for Plant Physiology (SEFV).
Agronomy established the following sections:
  • Pest and Disease Management;
  • Precision and Digital Agriculture.
2021 Agronomy received its 2020 Impact Factor (3.417).
announced the first edition of the Best Cover Award.
The year 2021 marks the 10th Anniversary of Agronomy.
Agronomy published its 5,000th paper.
Agronomy held the 1st International Electronic Conference on Agronomy.

Agronomy received its 2021 Impact Factor (3.949).
announced the first edition of the Best PhD Thesis Awards.
Agricultural Engineering was renamed as Agricultural Biosystem and Biological Engineering.
established the following sections:

  • Agroecology Innovation: Achieving System Resilience;
  • Plant-Crop Biology and Biochemistry.
2023 Agronomy received its 2022 Impact Factor (3.7), ranks in Q1 (16 among 88 titles) in the “Agronomy” category.
Agronomy’s 2022 CiteScore is 5.2, ranks in Q1 (76 among 376 titles) in the “Agronomy and Crop Science” category.
Agronomy announced a new edition of the Young Investigator Award.


2011–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Peter Langridge

Section Editor-in-Chief

2011–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Peter Langridge for the Section on Crop Breeding and Genetics
2018–2024 Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Cornelia Rumpel for the Section on Soil and Plant Nutrition
2018–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Youssef Rouphael for the Section on Horticultural and Floricultural Crops
2019–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Gianni Bellocchi for the Section on Grassland and Pasture Science
2020–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Priti Krishna for the Section on Farming Sustainability
Section Editor-in-Chief:
Prof. Dr. Leslie A. Weston for the Section on Weed Science and Weed Management
2021–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Christos Athanassiou for the Section on Pest and Disease Management
Section Editor-in-Chief:
Prof. Dr. Pedro Javier Zapata for the Section on Agricultural Engineering
Section Editor-in-Chief:
Prof. Dr. Carlo Leifert for the Section on Innovative Cropping Systems
2022–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Junliang Fan for the section on Water Use and Irrigation
2023–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Essaid Ait Barka for the section on Plant-Crop Biology and Biochemistry
2024–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Zhengqin Xiong for the section on Soil and Plant Nutrition
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