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Modern novel goes global for Guild Member Tim Relf

They say there is a good book in all of us – and that is certainly the case as far as Tim Relf, a Member of the Guild, is concerned. The Farmlife & Community editor on Farmers Weekly enjoys writing fiction as a hobby and has now hit the big…

 

Dei Tomos receives 2015 Netherthorpe Award

The 2015 recipient of the Netherthorpe Award has been the voice of farming news in Wales for more than 30 years. Dei Tomos is an acclaimed broadcaster and journalist, who has never lost his zest for rooting out the ‘real’ story behind the spin. He…

 

Winners announced for 2015 Agricultural Journalism Awards

A high standard of entries were received for this year's Yara Agricultural Journalism Awards, judged by farmers and industry specialists invited by Guild member Rosie Carne of Yara UK, as well as the previous years’ winners in each category. The…

 

IFAJ amends constitution to support press freedom

The International Federation of Agricultural Journalists has amended its constitution to take a more active role supporting communicators in countries where there is limited freedom of the press. Delegates to the 59th annual IFAJ congress in New…

 

Melanie Jenkins wins Guild's 2015 Training Award

Twenty-four year old farmer’s daughter Melanie Jenkins from Monmouthshire was the 2015 winner, with the runner-up being agronomist Sam Deane, also 24, from Co Cork in Ireland.  Melanie gained a BA in English Literature from the University of…

 

Manage farms like football clubs, Guild Members told

[Photo: Ruth Downing] Guild Members and Guests digested a light-hearted talk with a serious message at this year's annual Harvest Lunch. Failure to manage succession is putting the future of British family farms at risk, diners were told. The…

 

Sheepdog picture snaps up 2015 Guild Photography Award

Award winner John Eveson (left) with runner-up Marcello Garbagnoli. [Photo: Ruth Downing] A stunning photo of an over-enthusiastic sheepdog at work won Guild Member John Eveson the Livestock Category of the 2015 Guild Photography Award.  John's…

 

New Member: Oli Hill

Oli Hill, a new journalist Member of the Guild, is the 22-year old son of a sheep and rare breed cattle farmer in Somerset. He was appointed to the arable desk at Farmers Weekly earlier this year. “I now cover all things arable farming related in…

 

New Friend: Tracy Wathen-Jones

Tracy Wathen-Jones, a new Friend of the Guild, provides help with business communications and events - and offers a mystery shopper service. "I am a freelance helping food and farming businesses and organisations focused on sustainability with…

 

Mike Keeble

Former Farmers Guardiancolumnist and a Member of the Guild, farmer Mike Keeble, has died after a long battle with prostate cancer. He was 77. As an obituary on the FGInsight.com website records, Mike Keeble was a well known face to many through…

 

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