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Communications Assistant sought for Innovation for Agriculture

About Innovation for Agriculture Innovation for Agriculture (IfA) is an independent, charitable organisation working with farmers to develop the knowledge that will ensure farming is sustainable, resilient and productive. We connect farmers with…

 

Gerry Barnett

Long-time Guild member Gerry Barnett has died at the age of 89, reports the Evesham Journal. A well-known Worcestershire journalist, whose career spanned almost 70 years, Gerry was a fierce champion of the farming community, the countryside and…

 

New managing editor at British Dairying

After nearly 17 years as editor of British Dairying, Mike Green is stepping down, with Olivia Cooper taking over the reins, supported by the Agri-hub team. Mike was brought up on a dairy farm in West Yorkshire and started his career in the…

 

Members are invited to a Groundswell special drinks reception

The organisers of Groundswell, the Cherry family, invite members of the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists, and the Guild of Food Writers to a special drinks reception on Wednesday 22nd June 2022 at 5pm in the press tent. Kindly sponsored…

 

The Guild welcomes new member Ben Pindar

New member of the Guild, Ben Pindar, is the PR Account Manager at Red Stag Media, a national PR and digital marketing agency that specialises in agriculture and associated sectors. Ben has almost 30 years of experience in media, PR and marketing…

 

IFAJ Congress stipends from Joe Watson Fund

The Joe Watson Legacy Fund is offering two stipends for the IFAJ 2022 Danish Congress. “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, a past recipient of a…

 

Tributes to former Guild president Lord Plumb

The Guild is saddened to learn of the passing away of former Guild president Lord Henry Plumb of Coleshill. Lord Plumb served as president of the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists from 1998-2000. He died aged 97 on Friday, 15 April 2022…

 

BGAJ and JustFarmers teams up to offer media training

Following an enforced break due to covid, the BGAJ's inititative with JustFarmers.org to try and raise the profile of farming in the mainstream press is due to take place in July. With food security, trade and the environment high on the new agenda…

 

All change for Guild council at AGM

The BGAJ 2022 Annual General Meeting held last week in Northamptonshire saw a new Chairman elected, the presidency handed over, and three new directors elected to the Guild’s council. New Chairman Johann Tasker, Projects and Podcasts Editor and…

 

Broadcast journalist Emily Davies has joined the Guild

As a farmer’s daughter with a career in broadcasting, Emily Davies has joined the Guild to make new contacts and friends within the agricultural communications community. “I’m a freelance agri-media professional, with more than 15 years’ experience…

 

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