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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…

 

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…

 

Press release: imports should meet British standards

  The government should ensure that all imported food meets the same high animal welfare and environmental standards in place on British farms. That’s the overwhelming view of the public according to new research carried out by ComRes on behalf of…

 

Peter Hill wins 2019 Netherthorpe Award

Respected journalist Peter Hill has won the Netherthorpe Communicator of the Year Award for 2019. Known for his work in the agricultural machinery and technology sector, Peter has been a stalwart of agricultural communications, providing…

 

Chloe Dunne takes up new role and joins guild

Nottingham University graduate Chloe Dunne has joined the Guild after taking up post as content manager for rural PR and marketing agency Eve Communications.  Chloe’s wide-ranging role will be rooted in copywriting but is designed to help evolve…

 

'Planet Livestock' showcases French farming

Does any other nation handle agricultural events with quite the same aplomb as the French? SPACE – the annual livestock extravaganza that takes place in Rennes every September – suggests no exception to that rule. More than 100,000 visitors came…

 

Obituary: Nick Henderson

Former Guild member and PR specialist Nick Henderson, who died age 92 in December 2018, was an acclaimed agricultural communicator. Nick started his PR agency Henderson Group One in a converted stable more than 50 years ago, and was still running…

 

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