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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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NZ farm reporter hopes to work in UK

An award-winning rural reporter for Radio New Zealand is heading to the UK next year and hopes to work with the UK agricultural media. Alexa Cook, who grew up on a dairy goat farm, produces and presents two rural news programmes which are…


Field Day unravels crop production in Turkey

Guild Members are invited to submit expressions of interest to attend an arable crop production Field Day in Turkey. Originating in Germany, Field Day events provide a hands-on insight into crop production, with participation from a range of…


ENAJ press trip to Germany and Holland

Guild Members have the opportunity to visit Germany and Holland on the first low-budget press trip of 2018 organised by the European Network of Agricultural Journalists. A technically focused visit on 5-7 April will tackle the challenges and…


International agri-tech award offers chance to win €1000

Guild Members have just a few days left to submit entries for the inaugural IFAJ Caterpillar AgTech Reporting Award. Entrants will be pitting their wits against journalists from IFAJ’s 43 member countries and the chance to win €1,000 and a…


ENAJ trip is success from start to Finnish...

Guild Member and freelance journalist Chris McCullough was among reporters who visited Finland this summer – following an invitation from Maataloustoimittajat, the Finnish Association of Agricultural Journalists. From start to Finnish – excuse…


Study trip sparks love affair with Romania

BGAJ Member Jeremy Hobson shares his experiences of the recent ENAJ study trip to Romania on 19-25 June 2017. Despite having been a member of the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists for almost a decade, I’ve never, until this June, been on…


IFAJ congress shines light on international agriculture

It was the opportunity of a lifetime to attend the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) Alltech boot camp and IFAJ Congress in South Africa last year, writes Melanie Jenkins. I could quite happily go through everything –…


BGAJ Nepal earthquake appeal bears fruit

Nearly two years after the Nepal earthquake that cost the lives of 10,000 people, an appeal fund set up by the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists (BGAJ) has seen its first results, with the potential to create a long-term legacy in the form…


Applications open for press trip to Romania

Guild Members are invited to apply to attend a budget-friendly media trip to experience agriculture in south-east Romania early this summer. The Agricultural Press Association in Romania (APAR) has announced dates and details to host its first…


International farm journalists elect new leaders

Representatives from 41 countries elected new leaders to their Presidium at the 60th International Federation of Agricultural Journalists Delegate Assembly in Bonn, Germany. Owen Roberts becomes the first Canadian in the history of the…



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