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Peter Hill wins 2013 Keenan Innovation Award

Peter Hill, winner of the Guild's 2013 Richard Keenan Innovation in Agriculture journalism award, is a freelance machinery specialist based in Oxfordshire. He received the award from Noel Keenan, UK Market Director, at the Guild's annual Harvest…

 

Ken Fletcher receives 2013 Netherthorpe Award

The 2013 winner of the Guild's Netherthorpe Award, Ken Fletcher, deputy and technical editor of The Scottish Farmer, is described by Guild chairman Jane Craigie as a warm and charismatic agricultural journalist and an ambassador for farming. He…

 

John Eveson wins Guild's 2013 Arable Photography Award

The Guild's 2013 Arable Photography Award was won by freelance photographer John Eveson. Judge Steve Flanagan of Safagrow said John's picture was a quality photograph with excellent composition and summarised the need for agriculture to work hand-…

 

Wayne Hutchinson wins 2013 Livestock Photography Award

Wayne Hutchinson won the Guild's 2013 Livestock Photography Award with this photo of a ewe and lamb. Runner-up was freelance Bruce Jobson for this photo of a pedigree cow with halter. Judges were Jodie Deakin, picture editor, Farmers Weekly…

 

Members meet up at 2013 Royal Welsh Show

Despite being surprisingly few in number, Members and Friends of the Guild who made their way to the NFU Mutual stand on the first evening of the Royal Welsh Show enjoyed good banter, and glass of wine or beer, and a first-class view of the main…

 

Joe Watson wins 2013 Stuart Seaton Award

One of the judges of this year's Stuart Seaton Award for farming coverage in a regional newspaper describes the winner as "an assured writer who writes with authority for his audience; his leader on Tesco shows real understanding of the subject…

 

Winners announced for 2013 IAgrE Award

An article on the benefits of varying cereal and oilseed rape seed rate within fields and the equipment needed for GPS seed drill control was selected for the first IAgrE journalism award. The article, published in Crops and written by machinery…

 

All together at 2013 Royal Highland Show

The press party at the Royal Highland Show was a welcome 'rest and recuperation' opportunity at the end of the first day for Members and Friends of the Guild, as well as other journalists and photographers working at the show. Once again, it was…

 

Louise Hartley wins Guild's 2012 Training Award

Agriculture student Louise Hartley from Clitheroe in Lancashire won the training scheme award in 2012. Published on the Farmers Guardian website, Louise's winning article was about the dairy prices crisis that hit the industry. Students on the…

 

Winners unveiled for 2012 Perkins Power on the Farm Award

Winners of the Power on the Farm award were treated to a day at the Olympic Games in the year that marked the 40th year of the award being sponsored by Perkins Engines Company Ltd of Peterborough. The surprise treat - meeting at St Pancras station…

 

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