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Tickets on sale for remote working CPD course

How are you managing your teams or your projects remotely? With a return to office-based working looking unlikely in the short term, content is expected to continue to be produced by individuals working at home for the foreseeable future. The…

 

All Guild members invited to free Burns’ Night Supper

A Burns' Night is not just for the Scots! That's thanks to the Guild's wonderful Scottish branch which has organised a free event for all members to attend at the end of January. Date: Friday 29 January 2021 Time: 7.30pm - 9.45pm with option to…

 

Members invited to AHDB industry briefing

The BGAJ Midlands branch is continuing its monthly briefings in 2021, and January features AHDB chair, Nicholas Saphir, bringing members up to speed on the levy board's change programme, strategy and how it is addressing the Brexit outcomes. He…

 

Meet the editor of Forestry and Timber News

Stefanie Kaiser, who joined the Guild in late 2020, is an experienced communications manager and magazine editor working in the UK forestry sector. Originally from West Austria, she has has lived in Edinburgh for nine years, and over a decade in…

 

Welcome to the Guild: Lizzie McLaughlin

  One of the Guild's recent new recruits is Lizzie McLaughlin who currently works as a graphic designer and marketing executive at Vencomatic UK. She is a true optimist, with real ambition, driven work ethic and has the 'always smiling' kind of…

 

Lewis Business Media acquires magazine for contractors

The monthly magazine Farm Contractor & Large Scale Farmer has been acquired by Lewis Business Media to expand the publisher’s portfolio of digital and print titles. A fresh design for the magazine’s cover and pages has marked the relaunch of…

 

Book project details history of Claas in UK

Freelance journalist and Guild member Martin Rickatson has edited and published an 86-page book commissioned by Claas UK to celebrate the German farm equipment company’s opening of its new premises at Saxham in Suffolk. Called ‘A Harvesting…

 

Andrew Meredith is the new editor of Farmers Weekly

Farmers Weekly has appointed BGAJ member Andrew Meredith as its new editor. Andrew, who has worked at the title since October 2016, takes over from Karl Schneider who has been in the post since 2014. Karl announced his retirement last month.…

 

Could you take on an intern in 2021?

Is there a Guild member looking ahead to 2021 and hoping that the expected return to normality will allow them to take on an intern? If so, Adrian Bell, who handles ENAJ’s international liaison, would like to hear from you. Adrian’s been…

 

Andrew Arbuckle publishes another chuckle-raising book

Guild member and farming journalist Andrew Arbuckle has published another collection of light-hearted anecdotes and stories from the Scottish agricultural industry to help raise funds for the Royal Scottish Agricultural Benevolent Institution (…

 

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