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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…

 

More to US agriculture than tariffs and Trump

The Joe Watson Legacy Fund provided a bursary for Mick Roberts to attend the 2019 International Federation of Agricultural Journalists' Congress in Minneapolis, USA. In this report, Mick (pictured above) reveals what he saw and learned – and how…

 

Member profile: Caz Graham

Broadcaster Caz Graham, who has joined the Guild, grew up on a mixed farm in north Cumbria. Her first foray into agricultural journalism was reading out the fatstock prices on BBC Radio Cumbria back in the day when it was still considered public…

 

Red Tractor awards presented for telling British farming’s story

An episode of Farming Today on BBC Radio 4 has won the Guild's 2019 Red Tractor Public Engagement award. Heather Simons, a producer on the show, was commended by the judges for being the piece that would be likely to inspire farmers to tell the…

 

Job vacancy: Media Manager

Job vacancy: Media Manager Closing date for applications: 10am on Monday 6 January 2020. The Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association has a vacancy for a media manager. Job Description: The role of Media Manager requires proven experience in…

 

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