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Alltech & Keenan Livestock Technology Award now open

The 2018 Alltech and Keenan Livestock Technology Award has opened for entries – with an expenses-paid trip to the USA as its top prize. The winner will be flown to the Alltech ONE Ideas Conference in the USA in May 2019, with a trip to Ireland…

 

Obituary: Mike Still

News has reached the Guild that former member Mike Still died in February this year. Mike was well known to machinery journalists of a certain age from his time as the PR and communications manager at the agricultural tractor division of Ford…

 

Olivia Cooper wins IFAJ-Caterpillar bursary award

Guild member Olivia Cooper has won a bursary for a special communications project from the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ). Olivia – founder of the agri-communications company AgriHub – is one of three international…

 

Sarah Beard wins Guild’s 2018 Journalism Training Award

This year’s winner of the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists’ Journalism Training Award sponsored by John Deere is Sarah Beard from Worcestershire, whose course work experience placement was with Farmers Guardian. Sarah qualified in 2010…

 

Job vacancy: Agrimetrics - Marketing & Communications Manager

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about marketing and communications. Agrimetrics has created a fast-growing data resource and data science capabilities specifically for the agrifood sector in order to drive greater…

 

Ireland and UK need each other, agri-journalists told

Brexit could have a big impact on trade in food and and agricultural products between the UK and Ireland, writes Jane Craigie. I attended a recent International Federation of Agricultural Journalists’ (IFAJ) event in Dublin and – and was…

 

Agency partnership offers greater marketing precision

Agro Mavens, the communications consultancy run by Guild member Adrian Bell, has a new partnership with specialist market research agency Research Engine. The partnership will enhance the services available to both agencies’ clients. Agro Mavens…

 

International award presented to Teresa Wickham

Longstanding guild fellow and member Teresa Wickham has been presented with the Award for Women of the Decade in Food, Farming and Innovation. Teresa attended the Women's Economic Forum annual conference in India earlier this year – said to be…

 

Member profile: Sarah Anderson

Guild member Sarah Anderson explains how laughter, land reform and oatcake facts shape her job as a Farmers Journal Scotland reporter. Describe your job in a sentence I’m a reporter for Farmers Journal Scotland How did you get into agri-…

 

Guild members are "vibrant, engaged and proactive"

A survey of Guild members, carried out by Map of Agriculture, has provided insight into what members want and value in the organisation. The survey results were launched at the Guild Harvest Lunch in London on Thursday, 11 October. Guild…

 

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