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Members of the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists are also members of the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists and the European Network of Agricultural Journalists.

This gives Guild Members access to a global network of agricultural communicators.

Guild Members are eligible to attend the annual IFAJ Congress as well as a host of overseas trips hosted by the IFAJ and ENAJ in Europe and further afield.

Guild Members are also eligible to enter IFAJ awards and competitions.

The British Guild of Agricultural Journalists' IFAJ representative is Jane Craigie, who can be contacted on 01466 780078 or by emailing

The Guild's ENAJ representative is Adrian Bell, who can be contacted at

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America’s heartland to host 2019 IFAJ Congress

For British Guild members, there couldn’t be a better, more opportune time to participate in the 2019 International Federation of Agricultural Journalists Congress. It takes place in the United States, the country with whom Britain may (or may…


Places still available on Czech beer and hops tour

Guild members are invited to attend a beer and hops tour to the Czech Republic this autumn. The tour is open to applications from Guild members courtesy of the BGAJ's affiliation to the European Network of Agricultural Journalists (ENAJ). The…


Swiss tour offers insight into food and farming

Guild members are invited to apply for a place on a visit to Switzerland this autumn, courtesy of the Swiss Agricultural Journalists’ Association. High standards in production, animal welfare and environmental regulation have not stopped Swiss…


IFAJ Presidium re-elected at Dutch Roots Congress

Guild members were among delegates from the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) who re-elected all four members of the organisation’s board, the Presidium, at this year’s IFAJ Congress in the Netherlands. The election,…


South Africa beckons for award winner Chris

Guild member Chris McCullough has won an award which will see him return to South Africa on another reporting mission. Chris won a week’s stay with flights to South Africa by producing a number of news and feature stories during the IFAJ congress…


Guild members enjoy Dutch Roots IFAJ Congress

British Guild members joined more than 200 journalists and communicators from across the world in the Netherlands for the International Federations of Agricultural Journalists annual congress. The event - titled ‘Dutch Roots’ - aimed to give…


IFAJ to become a UK-registered charity

Delegates at IFAJ Congress in the Netherlands voted unanimously in favour of a proposal to establish the IFAJ Foundation, a charitable organisation that will support the development of agricultural journalism worldwide. Three years in development…


Visit provides insight into EU politics

Guild member Roger Trewhella attended an EU Council of Agriculture Ministers’ meeting in Bulgaria in early June – thanks to a trip organised by the European Network of Agricultural Journalists. While George Eustice was on the original list of…


Join future of farming seminar in Brussels

Guild Members have the opportunity to participate in a European Commission seminar focusing on its proposals for a new Common Agricultural Policy. The seminar will take place in Brussels on 6-7 June. The European Commission has proposed a new…


Chance to interview EU farm ministers in Bulgaria

Guild Members are invited to apply to attend a low-budget media trip to Bulgaria – on a visit organised by the European Network of Agricultural Journalists. Held from 2-5 June, the visit to Bulgaria has the added attraction of meeting EU farm…



Jane Craigie (Fellow, BGAJ)

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