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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…

 

David Richardson autobiography published

Guild Member and Norfolk farmer David Richardson (above) has launched his autobiography – encompassing more than 55 years of agricultural journalism. The 208-page book – called In at the Deep End – tells how, in August 1960, 23-year-old David was…

 

Guild Members get inside scoop on tractor exhibition

Guild Members enjoyed an exclusive preview of a special tractor exhibition at Coventry Transport Museum following this year's annual meeting. The Tractors from Factory to Field exhibition marks the 70th anniversary of the first Ferguson TE20…

 

Caroline Stocks is a national award winner!

Freelance journalist Caroline Stocks, a Member of the Guild, was the delighted category winner in a national competition recognising excellent women working in the British media. Caroline won the Business Writer of the Year award in the inaugural…

 

Editorial team changes at Farmers Weekly

A number of editorial staff changes involving Members of the Guild have taken place on Farmers Weekly in recent weeks. As part of an editorial management restructuring, Philip Clarke (right) has been appointed Executive Editor, with primary…

 

Training and development courses for 2016

Continuing our popular programme of CPD events, Members and Friends of the Guild can renew and update their skills on three new training courses in 2016, in addition to the regular photography workshop. The course programme was devised by Council…

 

New Member: Rob Harris

Rob Harris joined the Guild following his appointment as Communications Manager at the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI), based in Oxford. He previously worked in newspaper journalism for around 17 years and was editor of The…

 

New roles for Guild members at Briefing Media

After more than seven years as Farmers Guardian editor, Emma Penny (centre above) has stepped up to the new position of group Head of Content, overseeing Farmers Guardian, FGInsight.com, Arable Farming, Dairy Farmer, Agrimoney.com and other…

 

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