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Member profile: Amy Jackson

Guild Member Amy Jackson, of agricultural communications business Oxtale, explains why its important to immerse yourself in the subject you’re writing about – even if that means going to strange meetings in the depths of a Finnish forest.…

 

Call for nominations for BGAJ Council

The Guild is inviting nominations for BGAJ Members who wish to serve as Guild Council Members from April 2018. The Guild is managed by a Management Council of 11, who are appointed Directors of the Guild by Members at the Annual General Meeting,…

 

Eilidh MacPherson publishes latest book on farmers

Guild Member and Scottish hill farmer Eilidh MacPherson has published her latest book – 200 Farmers of Scotland and further afield. Following her book 300 Farmers of Scotland, which was published in 2016, this publication highlights farmers and…

 

New team member for Jane Craigie Marketing

Jane Craigie Marketing has appointed Rebecca Rainnie as a new account executive and staff writer. A farmer’s daughter and SRUC graduate, Rebecca was part of the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists’ John Deere Training Award in 2016. She…

 

Top tips to enter Guild's public engagement award

Guild members can take some simple steps to improve their chances of winning the £1,000 Red Tractor Public Engagement Award – which celebrates farmers who go above and beyond the call of duty to tell the story of UK food production. Public…

 

Dates unveiled for Guild's 2018 John Deere Training Course

Applications are now open for this year’s Guild training course for potential agricultural and horticultural journalists, sponsored by John Deere. The dates of the 2018 John Deere Training Award are Sunday 1 July to Tuesday 3 July, plus three…

 

AGM postponed due to unforeseen circumstances

The Guild's 2018 AGM, which was due to take place at the Farmers' Club in London on 7 March, has been rescheduled, as has the Guild's President's Event, due to one of the keynote speakers being unable to attend. Further details regarding the new…

 

ENAJ press trip to Germany and Holland

Guild Members have the opportunity to visit Germany and Holland on the first low-budget press trip of 2018 organised by the European Network of Agricultural Journalists. A technically focused visit on 5-7 April will tackle the challenges and…

 

COWS appoints Sara Gregson for communications

The ‘Control of Worms Sustainably’ (COWS) group has appointed Guild Member Sara Gregson to carry out knowledge transfer co-ordination and delivery to farmers, advisors and vets. The COWS initiative is an industry-led steering group, which started…

 

International agri-tech award offers chance to win €1000

Guild Members have just a few days left to submit entries for the inaugural IFAJ Caterpillar AgTech Reporting Award. Entrants will be pitting their wits against journalists from IFAJ’s 43 member countries and the chance to win €1,000 and a…

 

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