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New role for Martin at Agritechnica

Guild member and freelance journalist Martin Rickatson took on a new task during November’s Agritechnica event – chairing the discussion panel at the show's opening press conference. Reckoned to be the largest show of its type worldwide, …

 

Applications open for 2020 IFAJ-Caterpillar bursaries

Applications are invited to the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists Caterpillar Development Bursary Fund. What agricultural journalism projects have you been nurturing? What aspect of agriculture are you itching to investigate…

 

Dates announced for Guild’s 2020 journalism training award

The British Guild of Agricultural Journalists and John Deere Limited have announced the dates of the next training course for aspiring agricultural journalists. The course will run from Sunday to Tuesday 5-7 July 2020, plus three days’ work…

 

More to US agriculture than tariffs and Trump

The Joe Watson Legacy Fund provided a bursary for Mick Roberts to attend the 2019 International Federation of Agricultural Journalists' Congress in Minneapolis, USA. In this report, Mick (pictured above) reveals what he saw and learned – and how…

 

Member profile: Caz Graham

Broadcaster Caz Graham, who has joined the Guild, grew up on a mixed farm in north Cumbria. Her first foray into agricultural journalism was reading out the fatstock prices on BBC Radio Cumbria back in the day when it was still considered public…

 

Visit Belgium’s No.1 agri-event – and represent your Guild

An opportunity to experience Agribex – Belgium’s premier agricultural trade show – is open to a British Guild member who would like to travel to Brussels in December. The biennial event, held 3-8 December at Brussels Expo– home to the legendary…

 

Guild consumer survey wins national coverage

National food and farming media have been quick to report the results of the Guild’s first ever survey of public opinion, which was published this week.  As part of an outreach project designed to raise the profile of the Guild beyond its…

 

Red Tractor awards presented for telling British farming’s story

An episode of Farming Today on BBC Radio 4 has won the Guild's 2019 Red Tractor Public Engagement award. Heather Simons, a producer on the show, was commended by the judges for being the piece that would be likely to inspire farmers to tell the…

 

Applications open for the IFAJ-Alltech Leadership Award

The International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) has announced the call for nominations for the IFAJ-Alltech International Award for Leadership in Agricultural Journalism. The award will be presented during ONE: The Alltech Ideas…

 

Guild members meet Veganuary founder Matthew Glover

Members of the guild’s Midland’s branch met Veganuary founder Matthew Glover on Thursday, 24 October, to discuss how a more positive relationship could be fostered between vegans and the farming community. About 15 agricultural journalists and…

 

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