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Entries are now open for the 2022 IAgrE Award

An award which recognises journalism showcasing the role of engineering in farming, food and energy production has opened for entries. The Guild's IAgrE Award is generously sponsored by the Institution of Agricultural Engineers – the professional…

 

Free trial for members to use scientific database

Members are invited to sign up for a free 14-day full access trial to The Burleigh Dodds Science (BDS) Database, which is the central hub for more than 1,700 chapters on the key research, topics, and themes across agricultural science, covering…

 

BGAJ Yearbook 2022 - have you had yours?

The Guild's 2022 Yearbook, which looks back on past activities and ahead to events and awards to come, was distributed in early February. The Yearbook is a major benefit of membership, offering contact details for all members, including editors…

 

British Guild of Agricultural Journalists AGM

Annual General Meeting UPDATED 15/03/2022 - NOMINEES FOR DIRECTOR ELECTIONS The 79th Annual General Meeting of the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists will be held on Thursday, March 24 at 11.45am as part of a Digital Training Day at The…

 

Find good talkers with no hidden agenda

Guild member Anna Jones created Just Farmers in 2018 to help colleagues in the media find independent farmer case studies for on-the-record interviews and background research chats. Her view was that it’s not always easy for programme makers or…

 

Guild member Barbara Huddart’s account of the BGAJ Harvest Lunch

The BGAJ Harvest Service and Lunch takes place each autumn in London. The church service at St Bride’s, Fleet Street, is followed by a drinks reception and three-course lunch nearby. Guild members are reminded to book Thursday 13 October in the…

 

Meet new Guild member Louise Parratt

Our newest Guild member, Louise Parratt, recently started working at rural PR agency Eve Communications alongside fellow members Ben Pike and Martin Ward. She wanted to join the Guild to build a network of contacts, access training opportunities…

 

Derek Hine

Former Guild member, retired journalist Derek Hine, who contributed to the Yorkshire Post's agriculture coverage during has career, has died. He lived in the village of Kirkheaton in West Yorkshire and credits the 11-plus examination (taken when…

 

Award opportunity for agricultural journalists

Covering Climate Now, a global consortium of over 450 media entities, is starting the second year of the Covering Climate Now Journalism Awards, and Guild members are being encouraged to apply.   Presented with the Columbia Journalism Review, the…

 

Welcome to the Guild, Ellie Layton

21-years old Ellie Layton is a new recruit to the Guild having joined AgriConnect in January to work on Farmers Guardian and Dairy Farmer as a Livestock Specialist, covering livestock topics, shows and sales. She is farmers daughter living on a…

 

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