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Invitation to attend low budget trip to Finland

Guild members are invited to apply for a place on an agri-media visit to Finland – organised with the Finnish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and the Finnish Guild of Agricultural Journalists. The excursion takes place from 22–24 September…

 

Scottish agri-media trip hailed major success

More than 20 journalists from 17 countries visited the Highlands and Islands of Scotland – and left with stomachs full of some of the best food produced by Scottish farmers. The trip was organised by BGAJ members Eilidh MacPherson, Petra Aline…

 

Gemma Mackenzie wins 2019 Stuart Seaton Award

The Aberdeenshire Press and Journal and its farming editor Gemma Mackenzie have won the Guild’s 2019 Stuart Seaton Award for Regional Newspaper and Journalist. Guild member Gemma (above left) was presented with her award by Guild council member…

 

Carol McLaren to leave Quality Meat Scotland

Guild member Carol McLaren is leaving her post as director of marketing and communications at Quality Meat Scotland to take up a new role at Glenalmond College. Carol (pictured above) will become director of marketing and communications at the…

 

Entries invited as Guild launches inaugural PR award

The Guild is pleased to announce the launch of a new award recognising excellence in agricultural and supply chain PR and communications. The BGAJ PR award will recognise the most successful public relations campaign or project undertaken during…

 

Job vacancy: Head of Technical Communications

Head of Technical Communications £48,339 - £65,000 Stoneleigh, Warwickshire Fixed Term Contract Full-time   About AHDB The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is a statutory levy board, funded by farmers, growers and others…

 

Invitation to attend four-day agri-media visit to France

Guild members are invited to apply for a place on a low-budget press trip to France which will take place this autumn. The four-day tour – which will include farm visits and Champagne tasting – is being organised by the Association Française des…

 

Marcello Garbagnoli scoops 2019 arable photography award

Farmers Guardian photographer Marcello Garbagnoli (above left) has won the Guild's 2019 arable photography award, sponsored by crop protection specialist FMC.  Marcello won the £750 prize for his shot of a McCormick X8 tractor drilling wheat,…

 

Guild members raise £210 for charitable trust

Members and friends at the 2019 Bangers 'n' Beer reception raised £208.27 for the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists Charitable Trust. It came after Guild chaplain Geoff Dodgson – also a trustee of the BGAJ Charitable Trust – took up a…

 

James Andrews wins Guild's 2019 IAgrE engineering award

James Andrews (above right) has won the 2019 IAgrE award for the best article or broadcast highlighting the vital role of engineering in modern food and energy production. The award is kindly sponsored by the Institution of Agricultural Engineers…

 

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