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Guild's 2019 IAgrE Award opens for entries

A £1000 prize fund for the best articles or broadcasts highlighting the vital role of engineering in modern food and energy production is now open for entries. The Guild's IAgrE Award is generously sponsored by the Institution of Agricultural…

 

Obituary: Andy Collings

Friends and colleagues have been paying tribute to freelance journalist and former Guild member Andy Collings, who died suddenly at the beginning of March. He was 70. Andy had all but retired although he continued to contribute occasional…

 

Notice of Guild's Charitable Trust AGM

Trustees who look after the Guild's Charitable Trust will meet on Tuesday, 19 March, to consider applications for support and assistance. It will be followed by the 2019 Annual General Meeting of the Trust, which Members and Friends of the Guild…

 

Jane Craigie to chair IFAJ Vision 2025 committee

Guild Fellow Jane Craigie is to chair a special committee scoping out plans for the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists. The IFAJ Executive Committee has created the “Vision 2025” committee to develop a strategic vision and…

 

Roger Moore completes history of rye project

Guild member Roger Moore has completed a translating and editing project about the history of rye in France. Roger undertook the project with Alain Bonjean, one of the joint editors of the World Wheat Book that Roger, Alain, Maarten van Ginkel…

 

Your chance to step forward for the Guild

BGAJ members have the opportunity to express their interest in getting more actively involved in the running of the Guild in advance of the upcoming Guild AGM on 14 March. Expressions of interest should be emailed to Guild chairman Catherine…

 

Entries open for agricultural journalism leadership award

Entries are open for the 2019 IFAJ-Alltech International Award for Leadership in Agricultural Journalism. Alltech founder Pearse Lyons was an inspirational leader and communicator, who loved talking to journalists and admired their ability to…

 

IFAJ Annual Congress opens for early-bird registrations

Registrations have opened for the IFAJ 2019 Congress in the USA, with savings available via early-bird pricing. The annual congress is the flagship event of the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists, which represents agri-…

 

Get to grips with trends in journalism at Guild Digital Day

Guild members are being offered the chance to learn about the latest trends in new media and mobile journalism during a special workshop focusing on digital communications. The Guild’s Digital Day will see experts from both inside and outside…

 

Caroline Stocks wins 2018 Livestock Technology Award

Guild member freelance journalist Caroline Stocks will travel to the USA as winner of the BGAJ 2018 Livestock Technology Award, sponsored by Keenan Alltech. Caroline (pictured above) won all-expenses paid trip to Alltech’s global headquarters in…

 

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