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Farmers must connect with media - Nuffield report

Farmers must get better at talking to journalists and the mainstream media, says a Nuffield report. Nuffield Scholar Anna Jones (pictured above) spent a year investigating ways that the media views and reports agricultural issues. Now published…

 

Guild Members behind rural youth project

Two Guild Members are behind a ground-breaking initiative designed to research and better understand rural young people. The Rural Youth Project coincides with the 2018 Year of Young People and will combine an online survey, year-long in-depth…

 

CPM magazine appoints machinery editor

Crop Production Magazine (CPM) has a new machinery editor with the appointment of experienced journalist David Jones. David is working alongside current editor and Guild Member Tom Allen-Stevens and is responsible for CPM’s machinery section.…

 

Joe Watson Legacy Fund to launch

The Guild is delighted to announce that the Joe Watson Legacy Fund will be inviting applications for the award of grants imminently. Established in the memory of the late Joe Watson, a former Guild chairman and highly regarded Scottish agri-…

 

Nick Rainsley joins arable crop specialist Hutchinsons

Guild Member Nick Rainsley – who specialises in marketing, PR and events relating to a range of agricultural crops – has joined agronomy and supplies company Hutchinsons in a new role heading the marketing team. Nick has more than 28 years' of…

 

Opportunity to enter €10,000 Food Sustainability Media Award

Applications are now open for the 2018 Food Sustainability Media Award, which recognises excellence in reporting on global food sustainability issues. Launched by The Thomson Reuters Foundation and the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition (BCFN…

 

New Member: Stephen Hall

Stephen Hall, a freelance contributor on pig topics to Lewis Business Media, has joined the Guild. "I have spent my entire working life thus far in the British pig industry, beginning as a 16 year-old school leaver in my home county of Suffolk,"…

 

Obituary: Tim Angelbeck

News has just reached the Guild of the death in February 2017 of Tim Angelbeck, a former freelance journalist and Chairman of the Guild, at the age of 93. His is pictured courtesy of Worcester News with his late wife Nancie when celebrating their…

 

Obituary: Malcolm Bridges

Malcolm Bridges, a Friend of the Guild and co-founder, publisher and advertising managing of British Dairying magazine, died after a brief illness just before Christmas aged 70. He regularly attended the Guild's Harvest Service and Lunch, and was…

 

Robert Forster receives Smithfield bicentenary trophy

Guild Member and agricultural journalist Robert Forster has become the 2017 recipient of the Royal Smithfield Club’s Bicentenary Trophy. The bicentenary trophy is given to an individual or company who has made a significant contribution to the…

 

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