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Guild Members support 2017 farm charity calendar

The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution calendar for 2017 has been launched – featuring work donated by Guild photographers. The Farming in Focus calendar was launched at Cereals 2016 in Cambridgeshire, with a follow-up presentation at the…

 

Roger Moore completes World Wheat Book trilogy

Guild member Roger Moore has helped to complete the third and final volume of the ‘World Wheat Book’ – the most comprehensive reference book for wheat ever produced. “The project has taken 15 years to complete, and I took over the editing role…

 

Relaunch sees Farmers Guardian move to magazine format

Farmers Guardian has undergone one of the most fundamental changes in its 172 year history: relaunching in magazine format on 1 July, 2016. Previously a tabloid newspaper, FG underwent the change under the guidance of its recently appointed new…

 

Obituary: Louise Hartley

Tributes have been paid to Louise Hartley, a Member of the Guild and a reporter on Farmers Guardian, who has died at the age of 24. Louise, from Bashall Eaves, Clitheroe, Lancashire, passed away on the morning of Friday, July 1, after a short but…

 

Oli Hill wins Guild's 2016 Arable Photography Award

Oli Hill's photograph of a cabbage stem flea beetle on an oilseed rape seedling won the Guild's 2016 Arable Photography Award, sponsored by DuPont. The photo was described by the judges as a topical picture which tells the story, adding that the…

 

Winners announced for 2016 IAgrE Award

Both of the articles that emerged as winner and runner-up for the 2016 award described high technology solutions, one poised to have a significant role in agriculture and one already in widespread and growing use. The winners received their prizes…

 

Chris Hill wins 2016 Stuart Seaton Award

The 2016 Stuart Seaton Award was won by Eastern Daily Press and its farming editor Chris Hill. His entry drew praise from the judges for "thorough coverage of East Anglian farming and a clever mix of visual style and superb writing". Chris…

 

Lewis Business Media acquires Farm Business portfolio

Lewis Business Media has acquired Grove House Publishing, including Farm Business magazine, other farming related titles and business events. The sale for an undisclosed sum comprises the trade and assets of Grove House Publishing from Zinc Media…

 

Innovation in Italy: Small farms, Big Data

Guild Member and AHDB Communications Executive Eleanor Perkins, attended Fieragricola 2016 (above), thanks to the European Network of Agricultural Journalists. “The watchword for agriculture’s future is innovation,” said Raffaele Maiorana, youth…

 

Sarah Peacocke joins Kendalls

PR specialists Andrew Kendall and Sarah Peacocke, both Members of the Guild, are joining forces to exploit their respective skills and experience in agricultural press and public relations. Sarah has been appointed to Kendalls, a leading…

 

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