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Press release: imports should meet British standards

  The government should ensure that all imported food meets the same high animal welfare and environmental standards in place on British farms. That’s the overwhelming view of the public according to new research carried out by ComRes on behalf of…

 

Job vacancy: Marketing and Communications Manager

Join the LEAF team: Marketing and Communications Manager Leading sustainable farming organisation, LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) has an exciting opportunity for a Marketing and Communications Manager based at Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth…

 

Peter Hill wins 2019 Netherthorpe Award

Respected journalist Peter Hill has won the Netherthorpe Communicator of the Year Award for 2019. Known for his work in the agricultural machinery and technology sector, Peter has been a stalwart of agricultural communications, providing…

 

Chloe Dunne takes up new role and joins guild

Nottingham University graduate Chloe Dunne has joined the Guild after taking up post as content manager for rural PR and marketing agency Eve Communications.  Chloe’s wide-ranging role will be rooted in copywriting but is designed to help evolve…

 

'Planet Livestock' showcases French farming

Does any other nation handle agricultural events with quite the same aplomb as the French? SPACE – the annual livestock extravaganza that takes place in Rennes every September – suggests no exception to that rule. More than 100,000 visitors came…

 

Obituary: Richard Lee

Retired editor and writer Richard (Dick) Lee died towards the end of September 2019 at the age of 89 after a career in journalism dedicated to the agricultural machinery distribution industry. Dick began life in Northamptonshire and then to…

 

Obituary: Michael Gaisford

Former Guild member Michael Gaisford, who died age 81 in December 2018, was a Farmers Weekly livestock writer and goat breeder. He is arguably best-known for his life-long interest in goats and the Bucks Goat Centre he established at Stoke…

 

Obituary: Nick Henderson

Former Guild member and PR specialist Nick Henderson, who died age 92 in December 2018, was an acclaimed agricultural communicator. Nick started his PR agency Henderson Group One in a converted stable more than 50 years ago, and was still running…

 

Obituary: John McBain Allan

Retired Guild member John McBain Allan, who died age 90 in June 2019, forged a career in communications with agrochemical companies. John was an enthusiastic and colourful member of the Guild, a regular at many of the national and regional events…

 

Obituary: Rog Wood

Former Guild member Rog Wood, who has passed away at the age of 66, was a special character in the agricultural industry in Scotland, writes Ken Fletcher. Well recognised across the farming sphere, Rog (short for Rognvald) was once very active in…

 

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