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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 –…

 

Writing tips for agricultural communicators

A webinar series from the IFAJ continues to expand, bringing free professional development tools to members around the world. “Beat the Boredom: Finding New Approaches to Old Stories” by American freelancer and IFAJ Secretary General Steve Werblow…

 

Guild remembers Peter Ryder

A former stalwart of the Guild, retired member Peter Ryder, has died at his home aged 91. Peter served the Guild for many years on the management Council throughout his career as a journalist, an in-house PR man and while running the Lancer PR…

 

Subscription deferrals for those in need

With the current situation causing income and cashflow challenges, the directors of the Guild have agreed to offer deferred subscription payments for those members facing especially difficult financial circumstances. If you are affected in this…

 

AGM Report 2020

Peter Hill reports from the Guild's 2020 AGM. The Annual General Meeting. Never the most scintillating event for any organisation but an important one, nonetheless, since it facilitates democratic elections and gives Guild members direct…

 

Jez Fredenburgh among IFAJ Caterpillar scholars

Two agricultural journalists – including one from the UK – have been announced as Caterpillar Development Scholars in the second year of a joint programme between the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) and machinery…

 

2020 Stuart Seaton Award opens

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 29 MAY Entries have opened for the Guild’s 2020 Stuart Seaton Award – which celebrates high quality coverage of farming and rural affairs by regional newspapers. The award – which is made jointly to a journalist and their…

 

Five lessons learnt by a BGAJ chairman

In March, Catherine Linch stood down after two years as chairman of the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists.  Olivia Cooper was voted in to the role and is already up and running with meetings and events to plan. As she left, Catherine…

 

Coronavirus – Support and help for BGAJ members

The guild has put together the following information and resources to help members during the coronavirus epidemic: Support for the self employed The following accountants have shown extreme kindness in offering a free consultation with any…

 

Coronavirus - Fortnightly Zoom call for Agri-comms folk

NEXT CALL: Friday, 15 May, 2pm. Check your e-newsletter for the link and password. A fortnightly Agri-comms Zoom call is being started by Jane Craigie to give an informal social opportunity for journalists and agri-comms people isolated in their…

 

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