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Entries open for 2019 international Star Prize awards

British Guild members are being encouraged to enter a range of IFAJ Star Prize awards – the deadline for all of which is 23 February. The British Guild has a strong track record in the awards, which are organised by the International Federation…

 

George Macpherson publishes eighth novel

Guild member George Macpherson has written and published his eighth novel – the last in a trilogy that follows the lives of ordinary rural families in Europe and Africa. Called Mission Isaya – the Migrants Return, the novel looks at the…

 

Book now – Media Law & Ethics Workshop

Bookings are being taken for the Guild's media law and ethics workshop, to be held on Monday, 18 February at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire. This will be a highly practical one-day session covering the main areas of media law and ethics affecting…

 

Joe Watson fund offers all-inclusive stipend to IFAJ Congress

Want to go to IFAJ Congress in the USA? If you’ve never before participated in an IFAJ Congress, here’s your chance – thanks to the Joe Watson Legacy Fund. Trustees of the fund, established after the 2014 Scottish IFAJ Congress in memory of the…

 

Applications open for 2019 IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders Award

The application process is now open for the 2019 IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders Award – with a €1000 stipend for the winner to attend this year's IFAJ Congress in the USA. Sponsored by Alltech, the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists…

 

Dates unveiled for 2019 journalism training award

The British Guild of Agricultural Journalists and John Deere have announced the dates of this year’s training course for potential agricultural and horticultural journalists. The 2019 course will take place from Sunday 30 June to Tuesday 2 July…

 

Guild networking reception at Dairy-Tech

Please note there is a revised time for the Guild networking reception at Dairy-Tech on Wednesday, 6 February at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire. To avoid a clash with the Gold Cup presentation, the reception will now be held at 4.30pm. This…

 

Job vacancy: Marketing & Communications Executive 

New Year, new role? Looking for an exciting, fast-paced Marcomms executive role with experience of communications delivery in an industry which is rarely out of the news? Are you great at story-telling and creating compelling digital content? Do…

 

Members enjoy informal reception at LAMMA 2019

Guild members enjoyed an informal networking and drinks reception at the 2019 LAMMA event. The reception – kindly sponsored by FarmSmart Publishing – was held in the press office at the Birmingham NEC, on Tuesday, 8 January. Around 17 members…

 

Tickets for 2019 Scottish Agri Hacks Burns Supper

Tickets are now available for the 2019 Agri Hacks Burns Supper, to be held on Saturday, 26 January, at the Ballathie House Hotel, Stanley, near Perth. Organised by the Scottish committee of the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists, this…

 

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