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BGAJ 2021 AGM and Chair's report

Almost 100 people joined us for the Guild’s online AGM on 25 March, which was a tremendous turnout. The official part of the meeting was dealt with in just half an hour as reports were circulated beforehand alongside two votes: One to elect two new…

 

£1,500 prize fund up for grabs as IAgrE Award opens for entries   

Journalists who have written stories showcasing the vital role of engineering in modern food and energy production are being invited to enter the Guild's IAgrE Award, which carries a £1,500 prize pot. The Guild's IAgrE Award is generously…

 

New publication for carrot growers

­A new magazine for commercial carrot growers has been launched by Warners Group Publications to complement the publisher’s long-established Potato Review title. According to editor Stephanie Cornwall, Carrot Review aims to keep all involved in…

 

Continuing our membership of the ENAJ

Nearly ten years ago, Adrian Bell – then Guild Chairman – was one of nine European representatives invited to form a new organisation of agricultural journalists. Supported by the Agriculture Commissioner Dacian Ciolos, the fledgling European…

 

BGAJ elections 2021 - meet the Council nominees

The BGAJ AGM on Thursday will include a vote for new Council members. We are lucky enough to have had three nominations for the two open positions, and will be running the vote online. Please can you take the time to cast your vote by 12pm on…

 

Watch again: how to write and publish a book

Earlier this month, the Guild held a very successful Zoom session on how to write a publish a book. You can now watch the event again below.

 

Joe Watson Legacy Fund to support CPD in 2021

Guild members will have an opportunity to enrol on a CPD course of their choosing, after trustees of the Joe Watson Legacy Fund – the Guild’s ‘other’ charitable trust – announced details of this year’s awards. Endowed with the surplus from the…

 

Meet Alex Phillimore from the FCN charity

Alex Phillimore has joined the Guild after starting a new role as Marketing and Communications Manager with the Farming Community Network (FCN) charity. Alex has a background in press and media relations and was previously part of the multi-award-…

 

Kelsey Media acquires Crop Production Magazine

Kelsey Media has announced the acquisition of Crop Production Magazine (CPM). First published in February 1999, CPM has steadily grown to become the UK’s leading arable technical title across print and digital – profiling innovative crop…

 

Join our AGM with a twist

The Guild of Agricultural Journalists is inviting members and non-members alike to a special evening of gin tasting and socialising on Thursday 25 March at 5.30pm. Tickets are on sale now, with attendees receiving a bespoke gin experience pack…

 

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