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Bill Howatson receives 2008 Netherthorpe Award

Scottish freelance journalist Bill Howatson won the 2008 Netherthorpe Award in recognition of his near 30-year record communicating to farming and lay audiences through a number of Scottish newspapers. Bill was chosen from six nominations made by…

 

Winners announced for 2008 Agricultural Journalism Awards

Journalists on Farmers Guardian scored a double in the Guild's Yara-sponsored journalism awards in 2008, presented by Yara managing director Tove Andersen. The runner-up in the Environment category was Steaking his claim to great food, a feature by…

 

Bob Benson receives 2008 Stuart Seaton Award

The strong entry for this renewed award, which celebrates coverage of agricultural and rural topics in regional newspapers, included the majority of Guild members working as regional journalists. It gave the judges - Guild president the Countess of…

 

EPIC meeting for Scottish Guild Members

Guild members in Scotland were given a fascinating insight into the work of a new animal disease centre set up with £2.5 million funding from the Scottish Government. The Epidemiological and Population Health and Infectious Disease Control Centre…

 

Winners unveiled for 2007 Perkins Power on the Farm Award

The 2007 Perkins-sponsored 'Power' awards were presented during a very special lunch at the House of Lords hosted by Guild past President Baroness Hazel Byford. The event celebrated the 35th year of the award and the 75th year of enthusiastic Guild…

 

Winners announced for 2007 Agricultural Journalism Awards

Guild members writing for three different national agricultural publications took the top prizes in the Guild's Yara-sponsored Agricultural Journalism Awards. They were presented at the Guild’s Harvest Lunch by Tove Andersen, managing director of…

 

Don Gomery receives 2007 Netherthorpe Award

The Guild's honorary general secretary, Don Gomery, was the surprised and delighted recipient of the Netherthorpe 'Communicator of the Year' award, presented at the Royal Show. The Netherthorpe is the Guild’s most prestigious award, as it is made…

 

Guild winners scoop 2006 IFAJ Wards

The British Guild’s entry in the IFAJ Star Prize Journalism award, an article on one farmer’s approach to the single farm payment scheme, won the 2006 writing award. It was written by Andrew Blake (right) when working on Farmers Weekly’s arable…

 

Winners unveiled for 2006 Perkins Power on the Farm Award

Andrew Pearce won the Guild's Perkins 'Power Award' for an article published in Farmers Weekly on agricultural vehicle vibration and its implications for drivers of tractors and self-propelled machinery. Read Andrew's winning article: Andrew's -…

 

Guy Smith wins 2006 Netherthorpe Award

The Guild's Netherthorpe Award was presented to Essex farmer and Guild member Guy Smith for his informative and often controversial writing, including a regular Smith's Soapbox column in Arable Farming and, in particular, his efforts to promote…

 

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