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Guild launches Nepal earthquake appeal

An appeal to help farming families who lost their livelihoods in the Nepal earthquake has been launched by the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists. Farmers were among the worst hit by the 7.8-magnitude quake, which left more than 5,000…

 

Ben Pike selected for Young Leaders award

Guild member Ben Pike is among 10 international participants selected for the 2015 IFAJ-Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism award. The award supports the winners’ participation in an International Federation of Agricultural Journalists…

 

2015 AGM: Communication is key to farm science

Communicators have a key role explaining the benefits science brings to agriculture, guild members were told. A good flow of information was vital in both directions between laboratory and farm, said NIAB commercial technical director Bill Clark.…

 

Ben Briggs takes over as chairman of the Guild

Farmers Guardian news and business editor Ben Briggs is the new chairman of the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists. Taking over the two year post from Jane Craigie, Ben officially started his new role at the Guild AGM at NIAB TAG’s…

 

Obituary: Norman Stuckey

Norman Stuckey, former editor of AGM Service, the magazine published by the farm machinery dealer trade organisation BAGMA, has died at the age of 96. He passed away last Friday at his home in Hertfordshire after a short illness, reports Guild…

 

NFU Scotland honour for the late Joe Watson

The late Joe Watson, a former chairman of the Guild and agricultural editor at the Press & Journal, has been named as the recipient of NFU Scotland’s prestigious Ambassador Award. The honour recognises those who have excelled at representing…

 

Winners unveiled for 2014 Perkins Power on the Farm Award

Claire King, who organises the Perkins Power on the Farm Award presentation, likes to find a different and exciting format to entertain the winners and guests each year, and 2014 was no exception. A power boat ride up the Thames - and not many…

 

Winners announced for 2014 Agricultural Journalism Awards

Entries for the Guild's 2014 Yara Agricultural Journalism Awards presented by managing director Benoit Lamaison, were judged as usual by practising farmers and industry specialists invited by Guild member Rosie Carne of Yara UK, as well as the…

 

Steve Mitchell receives 2014 Netherthorpe Award

The 2014 recipient of the Netherthorpe Award trophy is Steve Mitchell, PR practitioner and former staff journalist, and of particular relevance to this accolade, the long-time organiser of the Guild's John Deere Training Award and its intensive…

 

James Marshall wins Guild's 2014 Training Award

Twenty-seven year old James Marshall from Somerset was judged 2014 winner of the annual British Guild of Agricultural Journalists Training Award, sponsored by John Deere Limited. James (pictured left receiving his award from Guild member Angus…

 

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