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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.

Signing up direct with both organisations to receive IFAJ and ENAJ news means BGAJ members will receive details of available trips as soon as they become available.

Members can sign up to receive email alerts from the IFAJ at:

Members can sign up to the ENAJ newsletter here:

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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Entries open for agricultural journalism leadership award

Entries are open for the 2019 IFAJ-Alltech International Award for Leadership in Agricultural Journalism. Alltech founder Pearse Lyons was an inspirational leader and communicator, who loved talking to journalists and admired their ability to…


IFAJ Annual Congress opens for early-bird registrations

Registrations have opened for the IFAJ 2019 Congress in the USA, with savings available via early-bird pricing. The annual congress is the flagship event of the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists, which represents agri-…


Entries open for 2019 international Star Prize awards

British Guild members are being encouraged to enter a range of IFAJ Star Prize awards – the deadline for all of which is 23 February. The British Guild has a strong track record in the awards, which are organised by the International Federation…


Sign up for international travel and award opportunities

Members of the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists are encouraged to sign up for the opportunity to take part in a host of farming-related overseas trips and awards. BGAJ memberrs are also automatically members of the International…


Joe Watson fund offers all-inclusive stipend to IFAJ Congress

Want to go to IFAJ Congress in the USA? If you’ve never before participated in an IFAJ Congress, here’s your chance – thanks to the Joe Watson Legacy Fund. Trustees of the fund, established after the 2014 Scottish IFAJ Congress in memory of the…


Applications open for 2019 IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders Award

The application process is now open for the 2019 IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders Award – with a €1000 stipend for the winner to attend this year's IFAJ Congress in the USA. Sponsored by Alltech, the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists…


Guild retains ENAJ influence with Adrian Bell re-election

Former Guild chairman Adrian Bell has been re-elected to the management board of the European Network of Agricultural Journalists (ENAJ). One of ENAJ’s founding members in 2011, Adrian is also founder and owner of agricultural PR and marketing…


European journalists gather for 2018 ENAJ AGM

The European Network of Agricultural Journalists recently held its annual general meeting. Guild vice-chairman Olivia Cooper went along and sent this report. Having never attended an ENAJ AGM I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. Very high…


Olivia Cooper wins IFAJ-Caterpillar bursary award

Guild member Olivia Cooper has won a bursary for a special communications project from the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ). Olivia – founder of the agri-communications company AgriHub – is one of three international…


Ireland and UK need each other, agri-journalists told

Brexit could have a big impact on trade in food and and agricultural products between the UK and Ireland, writes Jane Craigie. I attended a recent International Federation of Agricultural Journalists’ (IFAJ) event in Dublin and – and was…



Jane Craigie (Fellow, BGAJ)

01466 780078


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