The Editorial Office:
Department of Agricultural Sciences
P.O. Box 27
FI-00014 University of Helsinki, FINLAND
email: afsci(at)

Editor in Chief:
Pekka Uimari
Managing Editor:
Tuula Puhakainen

Editorial Board:
Kirsi Jouppila
Mervi Seppänen
Kaisa Kuoppala
Tapio Salo
Xavier Irz
Terho Hyvönen
Information about the scientific background of the members of the editorial board is found here.


Agricultural and Food Science is an international, peer-reviewed, open access scientific journal. It publishes novel research of special significance in boreal agriculture in the areas of agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, animal science, environmental science, horticulture, plant and soil science, and food science related to primary production.

Agricultural and Food Science publishes papers in four categories: Articles, Review Articles, Research Notes and Letters to the Editor. Articles that are based on the presentations of scientific meetings and workshops are also published as special theme issues. The journal has no review or publication fees.

Full texts are available online from 2002 on. Access to abstracts and full-text articles is free. You find the former issues of Agricultural and Food Science here.

The journal is published by The Scientific Agricultural Society of Finland.


Issue 3 Vol 24, 2015 is published 31 October.


Impact Factor 1.000

5-year Impact Factor 1.050