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Guild retains ENAJ influence with Adrian Bell re-election

Former Guild chairman Adrian Bell has been re-elected to the management board of the European Network of Agricultural Journalists (ENAJ). One of ENAJ’s founding members in 2011, Adrian is also founder and owner of agricultural PR and marketing…

 

European journalists gather for 2018 ENAJ AGM

The European Network of Agricultural Journalists recently held its annual general meeting. Guild vice-chairman Olivia Cooper went along and sent this report. Having never attended an ENAJ AGM I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. Very high…

 

Guild members donate photos to farm charity calendar

Some of the UK’s top agricultural photographers have donated stunning images of the British countryside to create a fundraising calendar for the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI. Supported by the NFU Mutual Charitable Trust, the…

 

Member profile: Nick Rainsley

Guild member Nick Rainsley describes how he sailed from a career in agronomy to life as head of marketing for crop production specialists Hutchinsons – with some seaweed-sorting and horse racing thrown in along the way. Describe your job in a…

 

Alltech & Keenan Livestock Technology Award now open

The 2018 Alltech and Keenan Livestock Technology Award has opened for entries – with an expenses-paid trip to the USA as its top prize. The winner will be flown to the Alltech ONE Ideas Conference in the USA in May 2019, with a trip to Ireland…

 

Obituary: Mike Still

News has reached the Guild that former member Mike Still died in February this year. Mike was well known to machinery journalists of a certain age from his time as the PR and communications manager at the agricultural tractor division of Ford…

 

Olivia Cooper wins IFAJ-Caterpillar bursary award

Guild member Olivia Cooper has won a bursary for a special communications project from the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ). Olivia – founder of the agri-communications company AgriHub – is one of three international…

 

Sarah Beard wins Guild’s 2018 Journalism Training Award

This year’s winner of the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists’ Journalism Training Award sponsored by John Deere is Sarah Beard from Worcestershire, whose course work experience placement was with Farmers Guardian. Sarah qualified in 2010…

 

Job vacancy: Agrimetrics - Marketing & Communications Manager

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about marketing and communications. Agrimetrics has created a fast-growing data resource and data science capabilities specifically for the agrifood sector in order to drive greater…

 

Ireland and UK need each other, agri-journalists told

Brexit could have a big impact on trade in food and and agricultural products between the UK and Ireland, writes Jane Craigie. I attended a recent International Federation of Agricultural Journalists’ (IFAJ) event in Dublin and – and was…

 

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