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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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Croatia surprises with insight into agriculture

Five BGAJ members attended a recent trip to Croatia, organised by the European Network of Agricultural Journalists. Petra Jacob, Lauren Dean, Eilidh MacPherson and Chris McCullough from Northern Ireland were joined by Adrian Bell who was there to…


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…


Low-budget agricultural press trip to Croatia

Guild Members are invited to apply for a place on a low-budget press trip to Croatia – but those wanting to attend should move quickly. With Croatian agriculture still unknown to many, and the fabulous backdrop of Dalmatia and the Adriatic Coast…


Bursary available for Canadian food summit

Guild Members are invited to apply for a bursary to attend a summit to discuss innovation in Canadian agriculture. In collaboration with the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists, the Arrell Food Institute is offering a bursary for…


Register now for IFAJ 2018 in the Netherlands

Guild Members are encouraged to register now for the 2018 IFAJ Congress, which takes place from 10-15 July in the Netherlands. The congress theme is Dutch Roots – reflecting the global influence of Dutch agriculture and the fact that farming in…


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…



Jane Craigie (Fellow, BGAJ)

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