British Guild of Agricultural Journalists
International Contacts, Annual Congress Tours, Professional Development, Writing & Photo Awards, Freelance Directory
Members of the Guild are also members of...

Latest News

Please click on the headlines below to view the full article.

 
RSS Feed

Latest News

 

AgriBex Show proves good venue for ENAJ AGM

The AgriBex Show in Belgium was a great venue for the European Network of Agricultural Journalists (ENAJ) AGM, writes Chris McCullough, who attended as UK delegate. AgriBex is Belgium’s largest indoor agricultural fair and attracted around 100,…

 

Website and programme launched for Danish IFAJ Congress

The host nation of the 2020 IFAJ Congress, Denmark, has launched the event’s website and programme. The event attracts agricultural journalists and communicators from all over the world for five days with the option of adding pre and post-…

 

Mark Allen Group to acquire Farmers Weekly brand

London-based publisher Mark Allen Group (MAG) has announced its intention to acquire 85-year-old Farmers Weekly magazine and its associated brands. Reed Business Information Ltd (RBI) – part of RELX – has agreed to sell the brand to MA…

 

Obituary: Brian Lovelidge

Freelance journalist Brian Lovelidge, who died aged 85 in November, was a retired member of the Guild who specialised in horticulture. Working from his home in Kent, Brian won the Guild’s former Horticultural Writers award on more than occasion.…

 

Natalie Noble lands ‘dream job’ at Agri-hub

Agri-hub, the agricultural media service, is meeting growing demand with the appointment of editorial and PR assistant Natalie Noble. Born and raised in mid-Devon, Natalie joins the team with an enthusiasm for this new direction in her…

 

Bishop of St Albans delivers Guild's 2019 harvest address

The following address was delivered by the Bishop of St Albans, Right Reverend Alan Smith, at the Guild’s 2019 Harvest Service. “For centuries, rural communities have harvested their crops and then brought some of the best of their produce to…

 

Obituary: Former Guild chairman George Thomson

Former Guild chairman and senior Fellow of the Guild, George Thomson, has died aged 88 after a long and illustrious career in agricultural journalism, notably on Farmers Guardian. George served on the Guild management council and was chairman in…

 

New role for Martin at Agritechnica

Guild member and freelance journalist Martin Rickatson took on a new task during November’s Agritechnica event – chairing the discussion panel at the show's opening press conference. Reckoned to be the largest show of its type worldwide, …

 

Applications open for 2020 IFAJ-Caterpillar bursaries

Applications are invited to the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists Caterpillar Development Bursary Fund. What agricultural journalism projects have you been nurturing? What aspect of agriculture are you itching to investigate…

 

Dates announced for Guild’s 2020 journalism training award

The British Guild of Agricultural Journalists and John Deere Limited have announced the dates of the next training course for aspiring agricultural journalists. The course will run from Sunday to Tuesday 5-7 July 2020, plus three days’ work…

 

Enquiries?

Johann Tasker

01206 263807

johann@ruralcity.co.uk

 

Join Us!

Click here to view Guild membership benefits and to find out how to join.

Guild News

Click here for the latest news.