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Magazine profiles day in life of agricultural journalist

A day in the life of an agricultural journalist is profiled in the latest issue of The Journalist – the magazine of the National Union of Journalists. The December 2017 issue of the magazine devotes a double-page spread to the feature, which was…

 

China woos winner of 2017 Perkins scholarship

Every food-exporting nation on earth wants a slice of China – and it’s no surprise, writes Jez Fredenburgh, winner of the 2017 Perkins Global Innovation Scholarship. Guild Member Jez – who is deputy business editor at Farmers Weekly – spent three…

 

2018 IFAJ Young Leaders Award open for entries

The International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) has opened the application process for the 2018 IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders Award. The accolade recognises outstanding young journalists who demonstrate potential to become leaders in…

 

Obituary: Howard Mounsey

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Howard Mounsey from cancer at the age of 86. Howard (pictured above with wife Jane) was the founder and first editor of Feed Compounder magazine. His involvement with the agricultural supply…

 

Tickets on sale for Scottish Agri-Hacks Burns Supper

Scottish Agri-Hacks Burns Supper Ballathie House Hotel Stanley, Perth 27 January 2018  Tickets and accommodation are now available for the Scottish Agri-Hacks Burns Supper, which takes place on Saturday, 27 January, 2018 at the Ballathie House…

 

Jane Craigie Marketing expands team with two new appointments

Agricultural and rural business marketing specialist Jane Craigie Marketing (JCM) has expanded its team with the appointment of two new positions. Led by Guild Member and immediate past-chairman Jane Craigie (pictured above right), the company…

 

Winners unveiled for 2017 Perkins Power on the Farm Award

Fine tea-tasting, guided tours of Fortnum & Mason and the Burlington Arcade in London, and a surprise TV celebrity guest at a splendid Japanese lunch ensured another very enjoyable day with the friendly team at Perkins Engines Company Ltd to…

 

Applications invited for 2018 Perkins travel scholarship

Applications have opened for the 2018 Perkins Global Innovation Scholarship – a scholarship that supports international travel and professional development opportunities for Guild members. The 2018 destination is India and we are inviting…

 

Andrew Blake wins 2017 Keenan Alltech Innovation Award

The 2017 Keenan Alltech Farming Innovation Award was won by freelance Andrew Blake for his Tillage magazine article called Tackling tramline ‘river’ losses. Andrew is pictured above right receiving his award from Keenan Alltech chief executive…

 

Winner and runner-up unveiled for 2017 Red Tractor Award

The Red Tractor Public Engagement Award shines a light on farmers and food businesses who go the extra mile to communicate positive messages about British agriculture. The 2017 winning entry came from Farmers Guardian. Freelance Caroline Stocks…

 

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