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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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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…


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,…


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…


South Africa beckons for award winner Chris

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Guild members enjoy Dutch Roots IFAJ Congress

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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…



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