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Farmers Guardian photographer wins top IFAJ prize

Marcello Garbagnoli has won a coveted award from the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ). The photo of a newborn Saler calf, taken while photographing Angus Gowthorpe’s beef and arable farm near York, won first place in…

 

Guild to get creative with 2020 Harvest Lunch replacement

The Guild’s Council is busy planning an innovative event to replace the 2020 Harvest Lunch which has been cancelled due to Coronavirus. The Harvest Lunch is major highlight in the calendar, bringing communicators and sponsors from across the UK…

 

How to attend IFAJ Congress 2020 online

Hundreds of agricultural communicators should be gathering in Denmark this month to take part in the annual IFAJ Congress. Covid-19 halted that, but organisers have pulled out all the stops to create an online programme for the event which starts…

 

Listen again: Brexit - what next?

More than 30 Guild members joined NFU Deputy President Stuart Roberts for a Zoom meeting on Monday night. Stuart presented the priorities for the farming lobby and gave an insight into the conversations taking place around Stoneleigh and…

 

Welcoming Norette Ferns to the Guild

The Royal Scottish Agricultural Benevolent Institution’s Communications and Marketing Officer has been welcomed into Guild membership. Norette Ferns has recently joined the charity which provides emotional, practical and financial support to…

 

5M Publishing agricultural websites sold

A Chicago-based media company has bought the ‘Site’ series of news and information websites from the UK’s 5M Publishing, currently a Benchmark Holdings company. The portfolio now published under the Global Ag Media brand covers the poultry, pig,…

 

Mike Abram to pursue freelance communications career

Guild Member Mike Abram is leaving Bayer to pursue freelance opportunities in agricultural journalism and communications.  After eight years as PR & Social Media Manager at Bayer Crop Science, Mike says it was time for a new challenge.  “I’…

 

Jane Craigie Marketing strengthens team with new staff member

Rural and agrifood marketing agency, Jane Craigie Marketing (JCM&Co), has strengthened its team with the appointment of Laura McCulloch, from Stranraer, as Account Executive and Staff Writer. Working out of the Dumfries and Galloway office, …

 

Guild survey - take part

What training would you like to see from your Guild? That's what we're asking in our short survey of Guild members. Professional development is a key benefit of membership, and we are committed to delivering the tailored training programmes that…

 

Guild's 2020 IAgrE Award is open for entries

A £1,000 prize fund is on offer for the best articles or broadcasts highlighting the vital role of engineering in modern food and energy production. The Guild's IAgrE Award is generously sponsored by the Institution of Agricultural Engineers –…

 

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