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Andrew Arbuckle's farming chuckles benefit charity

A collection of comic rural stories gleaned from across Scotland by freelance Andrew Arbuckle (pictured left below courtesy of Fife Today) and his brother has so far raised a remarkable £40,000 for rural charity Royal Scottish Agricultural…

 

Industry honours for Eddie and Ewan

Soon after agreeing to work with each other on Farm North East magazine as editor and arable editor, respectively - see separate story - Eddie Gillanders and Ewan Pate, both Members of the Guild, have received industry recognition. Eddie was…

 

Additions to Farming Media Centre directory

The Guild's Farming Media Centre directory of publications, newspapers, websites and broadcasts covering farming and rural enterprise in Britain has grown with the addition of three titles. The Indie Farmer online magazine published by Nigel…

 

Lucy de la Pasture joins Crop Production Magazine

Arable crops specialist Lucy de la Pasture has joined fellow Members of the Guild Angus McKirdy and Tom Allen-Stevens at Crop Production Magazine (CPM) as technical editor. She is working alongside current editor Tom and is responsible for CPM’s…

 

Ewan Pate's new arable role on Farm North-East

Two Members of the Guild in Scotland – Ewan Pate and Eddie Gillanders – are to work together on the Scottish title Farm North-East. Ewan (right), who recently retired as farming editor of The Courier, the Dundee-based daily paper, farms in Angus…

 

New Member: Michael Wale

Brought up on a farm near West Hoathly, Sussex, Michael Wale, a new freelance Member of the Guild, has always remained interested in agriculture and the countryside despite many years living and working in London as a journalist and TV and radio…

 

Agri-comms agency celebrates first decade

Pinstone Communications is looking forward to the next 10 years after celebrating its first decade in business. While agriculture is facing some tough times, agri-business firms with foresight are investing in strategically founded communication…

 

More Guild members involved in Oxford Farming Conference

Oxfordshire farmer, journalist and Member of the Guild, Tom Allen-Stevens, is one of three new directors of the Oxford Farming Conference, held in the first week of January. Tom, together with former Guild member Will Surman, who worked for …

 

Alan Stennett awarded BEM in 2016 New Year Honours

Guild Member and BBC broadcaster Alan Stennett was awarded a British Empire Medal in the 2016 New Year Honours list. Awarded for his services to agriculture and broadcasting, Alan has presented the weekly Lincolnshire Farming programme on BBC Radio…

 

New Member: Jo Learmonth

There cannot be many members of the Guild with a railway wagon at the bottom of their garden but Jo Learmonth, who joined in October, has one. “I bought the dilapidated railway wagon to convert it into an art studio,” explains Jo. “In my spare…

 

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