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Guild members scale local peaks for charity

Guild members from Shropshire marketing business Agribusiness Communications (ABC) are scaling three iconic Shropshire peaks for charity. The team of nine will climb three of the highest peaks in Shropshire in just one day to raise money for…

 

Entries open for 2019 Perkins Power on the Farm Award

Entries are open for the Guild's 2019 Perkins Power on the Farm Award – with a total prize fund of £3750 shared between the winner and runners up. The award, which recognises power on the farm in all its forms, has a first prize of £2000, with…

 

Lord Curry steps down as Guild president

BGAJ chairman Catherine Linch paid thanks to Lord Curry of Kirkharle (above centre) who has stood down after four years as Guild president. Lord Curry stood down as president at the Guild's 2019 AGM, held on 14 March at NIAB's Park Farm, Histon,…

 

Digital Day showcases top tips for Guild members

Voice technology, trends in digital journalism and practical tips for shooting smartphone video were the focus of a special training day for Guild members. The Guild’s first Digital Day gave members the chance to hear from experts from both…

 

Guild goes from strength to strength, BGAJ AGM told

The Guild has seen another successful year, with activities going from strength to strength, members at the 2019 AGM were told. Some 40 Guild members attended the AGM, generously hosted by NIAB on 14 March at Park Farm, Histon, Cambridgeshire.…

 

Two Guild members elected to BGAJ council

BGAJ members Olivia Midgley and Ben Pike (pictured above) have been elected to the council of the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists. Olivia and Ben were elected on 14 March at the Guild's 2019 Annual General Meeting at NIAB's Park Farm,…

 

A 'year of consolidation' for charitable trust

Grants paid out by the BGAJ Charitable Trust to Guild members reduced by 58% during the financial year ending 31 December 2018. Delivering his annual report to the Guild's 2019 AGM, BGAJ trust representative Clive Rainbird said the past year was…

 

Member profile: Chris McCullough

Guild member Chris McCullough describes how determination, hard work and cups of coffee have helped him carve a successful freelance career that’s taken him around the world. Describe your job in a sentence: I’ve been a full-time agri hack for…

 

Guild's 2019 IAgrE Award opens for entries

A £1000 prize fund for the best articles or broadcasts highlighting the vital role of engineering in modern food and energy production is now open for entries. The Guild's IAgrE Award is generously sponsored by the Institution of Agricultural…

 

Obituary: Andy Collings

Friends and colleagues have been paying tribute to freelance journalist and former Guild member Andy Collings, who died suddenly at the beginning of March. He was 70. Andy had all but retired although he continued to contribute occasional…

 

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