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Mick Roberts selected as Joe Watson stipendiary

Guild member Mick Roberts has been selected as the beneficiary of a stipend from the Joe Watson Legacy Trust to attend this year's IFAJ Congress in the USA. Mick will join journalists from around the world at the International Federation of…

 

Entries open for 2019 Stuart Seaton Award

Entries have opened for the Guild’s 2019 Stuart Seaton Award – which celebrates high quality coverage of farming and rural affairs by regional newspapers. The award – which is made jointly to a journalist and their publication – recognises the…

 

Help make our Harvest Lunch all about food provenance

Guild members with clients or contacts who could act as in-kind sponsors of the main course served at our flagship Harvest Lunch are being asked to step forward. Offering an enticing menu with strong provenance is part of the appeal of the…

 

Farmers Guardian’s Abi Kay named as IFAJ/Alltech Young Leader

Guild member and Farmers Guardian chief reporter Abi Kay has been selected as one of 10 IFAJ/Alltech young leaders to attend this year's 2019 IFAJ Congress in the USA. Abi will join agricultural journalists and communicators from across the world…

 

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,…

 

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