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Joe Watson fund opens IFAJ Congress bursary applications

“The only way you can inform your own opinions and learn, is to see the world through another person’s eyes.” That’s how Mick Roberts (pictured above), the recipient of a bursary from the Joe Watson Legacy Fund, summed up his experiences as a…

 

Tickets on sale for BGAJ Digital Day

Perplexed by podcasts? Desperate for digital content? Fear not, as a member of the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists you are at the front of the queue for tickets to a fantastic day of professional training on 27 March. Click here to…

 

New Guild member: Judith Tooth

  Freelance journalist and photographer Judith Tooth has joined the Guild. Judith lives on the Norfolk-Suffolk border where she has been working as a part-time journalist and photographer for several years, writing mostly about farming for…

 

New Guild member: Jeremy Gibbs

Independent consultant and journalist Jeremy Gibbs has joined the Guild. Jeremy writes on a range of topics relating to machinery and arable farming while also developing a channel for ex-forces men and women to get into the agriculture industry…

 

BGAJ Yearbook 2020 published

The British Guild of Agricultural Journalists has published its 2020 Yearbook. The Yearbook is a major benefit of membership, offering contact details for all members, including staff journalists, freelancers, content agencies and agricultural PR…

 

Kelsey Media acquires South East Farmer

Evegate Publishing – publisher of the regional monthly South East Farmer – has been acquired by Kelsey Media to add to its existing portfolio of farming titles. The purchase includes South East Farmer supplement South East Machinery, also…

 

LAMMA 2020: Guild reception

Guild members enjoyed well-deserved rest and rehydration at the networking reception held at the end of the first day of the LAMMA event on 7 January. Kindly sponsored by FarmSmart Publishing and Perkins Engines, members were treated to a…

 

Andy Newbold takes on editorship of Landwards

Guild Member Andy Newbold has taken on the editorship of Landwards, the professional journal of the Institution of Agricultural Engineers, following the retirement of Chris Biddle after 12 years. Andy is director of FarmSmart Events and FarmSmart…

 

Obituary: Judie Allen

Livestock journalist, farmer and freelance Guild member Judie Allen succumbed peacefully to cancer in mid-December with immediate members of her family by her side. After freelancing for a time from the family farm near Towcester, Northamptonshire…

 

Chris Biddle completes agri-tech brochure

Guild member Chris Biddle has completed the production of a new agri-tech brochure for the Department for International Trade. Called UK Capability in Agri-Tech Engineering, the publication was produced on behalf of the Peterborough-based…

 

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