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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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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…


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…



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