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New Member: Simon Cook

Simon Cook has joined the Guild as a professional photographer specialising in commercial advertising and PR with over 25 years’ experience. Based in West Cornwall, his clients include local and national press, galleries and agencies, providing…

 

New title covers farming tech in East Anglia

Regional publishing giant Archant is to regularly publish a new regional farming title alongside its Eastern Daily Press and East Anglian Daily Times newspapers following a positive reception to the pilot edition published last autumn. The new…

 

Rhian Price is awarded Germinal travel bursary

Above: Rhian Price with Guild Council Member Jamie Day (left) and Germinal GB national agricultural sales manager Ben Wixey. Farmers Weekly deputy livestock editor and Guild Member Rhian Price has been awarded the Germinal Grass Champions Travel…

 

Photo Gallery: Cheese and wine at the Livestock Event

Above: Amy Jackson of Oxtale PR and Alistair Driver of Farmers Guardian Guild Members and Friends enjoyed an excellent cheese and wine reception with good company at this year's Livestock Event (8-9 July). As usual, this year's get-together…

 

Machinery journalist completes work on fourth book

Guild Member and freelance journalist Martin Rickatson has completed work on the fourth book he has written for over the past year. Machinery and arable writer Martin recently diversified from magazine articles, press releases and brochures into…

 

Ewan Pate and The Courier win 2015 Stuart Seaton Award

An engaging writing style and informative features saw Ewan Pate and The Courier win the 2015 Stuart Seaton Regional Newspaper and Journalist Award. Guild chairman Ben Briggs (above left) presented Ewan (above right) with the award at the Royal…

 

Winners announced for 2015 IAgrE Award

Andy Collings (above right) scooped the 2015 Institution of Agricultural Engineers Award with an article entitled "The Brains Behind Engine Operation". It was published in Profi. Alastair Taylor (above left) of the Institution of Agricultural…

 

New Friend: Sara Studden

The agricultural consultancy run by Sara Studden, a new Friend of the Guild, focuses mainly on soils, NVZ and Cross Compliance, waste recycling, and management advice and consultancy, but also covers a number of other areas including agronomy,…

 

New Member: Melanie Jenkins

A new Member of the Guild, Melanie Jenkins, has entered rural journalism by joining Agri-hub, the Devon-based agricultural media service. Melanie is a full-time editorial and PR assistant to the freelancers who form the Agri-hub team, led by…

 

Throwing antlers with farm ministers in Latvia

Guild Members were among reporters who attended a European Network of Agricultural Journalists(ENAJ) visit to Latvia, which focused on an Informal Meeting of EU Agriculture Ministers. The visit, from 31 May to 2 June, was the fourth time since…

 

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