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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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Guild Members join IFAJ 2016 in Germany

Members of the British Guild joined agricultural journalists from across the world to learn about sustainable farming systems at this year’s International Federation of Agricultural Journalists conference in Germany. Jane Craigie, the Guild’s…


IFAJ 2016 - Stipend for young journalists

The Association of German Agricultural Journalists (VDAJ) has announced up to 10 stipends for qualified international journalists to participate in an exclusive programme prior to the IFAJ Congress 2016 in Bonn. The stipend will cover costs,…


Chris McCullough reports on Austrian 'hay milk'

Guild Member Chris McCullough (above) ventured high into the Austrian Alps to report on the specialised production of ‘hay milk’. The tour was hosted by members of the Austrian Farm Writers Guild together with the European Network of Agricultural…


IFAJ amends constitution to support press freedom

The International Federation of Agricultural Journalists has amended its constitution to take a more active role supporting communicators in countries where there is limited freedom of the press. Delegates to the 59th annual IFAJ congress in New…


Throwing antlers with farm ministers in Latvia

Guild Members were among reporters who attended a European Network of Agricultural Journalists(ENAJ) visit to Latvia, which focused on an Informal Meeting of EU Agriculture Ministers. The visit, from 31 May to 2 June, was the fourth time since…


Global food security award announced

An international award for excellence in global food security reporting has been introduced for agricultural journalists. The annual award is a result of an agreement between the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) and the …


Ben Pike selected for Young Leaders award

Guild member Ben Pike is among 10 international participants selected for the 2015 IFAJ-Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism award. The award supports the winners’ participation in an International Federation of Agricultural Journalists…


Mike Abram wins 2013 IFAJ Star Prize

The IFAJ Star Prize for print journalism was won by Mike Abram, a Member of the British Guild, for an article published in Crops magazine on ways to adopt 'controlled traffic farming' - keeping vehicle wheelings to permanent tramlines to minimise…



Jane Craigie (Fellow, BGAJ)

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