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Winners announced for 2010 Guild Photography Awards

Five entries each were short-listed in the People and Landscape categories, six in the Livestock category and three in the Crops category of the 2010 photography contest. Judges were Stephen Howe, chairman of the Guild’s Charitable Trust and former…

 

Winners announced for 2010 Agricultural Journalism Awards

Out of a highly competitive field of entries, articles by Guild members Nancy Nicolson, Robert Harris and Philip Clarke were selected by the judging panels as winners of the Guild’s Yara-sponsored Agricultural Journalism awards for 2010. In each…

 

Peter Hall wins 2010 Stuart Seaton Award

Guild member Peter Hall was the delighted recipient of a certificate naming him regional farming/rural affairs correspondent of 2010. Peter (above right), who received his award from Guild president Lord Cameron of Dillington at the annual…

 

Ross Muir wins 2010 Netherthorpe Award

The Guild’s Netherthorpe Communicator of the Year award for 2010 was presented press and PR consultant Ross Muir, who said: “I am honoured and privileged to receive this award after more than forty years in the agri-communications business.”…

 

Scottish Guild Members visit Bartlett's potato operation

The Guild's Scottish group had a magnificent visit to Airdrie-based Albert Bartlett and Sons. The potato packer processes one in five of the spuds sold in the UK and is behind various brands, notably Rooster, for which it has the exclusive…

 

Obituary: Don Gomery

It is with great sadness that we record the death of journalist Don Gomery, the Guild’s honorary general secretary for the past 25 years. Don was taken ill towards the end of March and spent his last days in the care of medical staff at the Kent…

 

Charitable Trust draw winners

Five Guild members who subscribe to the Guild’s Charitable Trust 200 Club were lucky enough to win cash prizes in the first of two draws being held this year. New member, PR specialist Mike Humphrey, drew the top prize of £250 at the Guild’s annual…

 

New Crops and Farmers Weekly arable editor

The Farmers Weekly arable desk and specialist arable publication Crops have a new editor following Guild member Richard Allison’s move from another Reed Business Publishing post. “I spent the past four years as Poultry World editor, working in a…

 

Rachel takes on IFAJ newsletter

Guild member Rachel Queenborough has been appointed editor of the regular newsletter published by IFAJ, the international farm journalists’ organisation. Rachel will be responsible for collating and editing copy from the 29 member countries and…

 

Doreen leads PR service at RDP

Journalist and public relations specialist, Doreen Forsyth, has joined fellow Guild member Angus Chalmers at RDP Advertising & Marketing, the full service agricultural communications agency. “Doreen will be in charge of our PR department,…

 

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