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Who deserves the 2021 Netherthorpe accolade?

Nominations are open for the 2021 Netherthorpe Communicator of the Year Award – the Guild’s most prestigious accolade which recognises members who have made an outstanding and sustained contribution to agricultural communications. The Netherthorpe…

 

New sponsor as Stuart Seaton Award opens

Entries have opened for the Guild’s 2021 Stuart Seaton Award which celebrates high quality coverage of farming and rural affairs by local and regional newspapers. The award, which is made jointly to a journalist and their publication, recognises…

 

Do you have a PR campaign to be proud of?

The BGAJ PR award which recognises excellence in agricultural and supply chain public relations and communications is now open for entries. The award, now in its third year, will honour the most successful public relations campaign or project…

 

Tickets now available for this year's Harvest Lunch

One of the most popular events in the the Guild's calendar is returning to London on 7 October 2021. The online Harvest Festival was a huge success last year with 120 people logging on to listen to hymns, readings and prayers while sampling some…

 

Guild chaplain Geoff Dodgson ordained as priest

Long-time Guild member and honourary Chaplain Geoff Dodgson has been ordained as a priest this month by the Right Revd Stephen Conway, Bishop of Ely in Ely Cathedral. Geoff’s main roles will include his voluntary work as a priest in the Papworth…

 

Guild member Charlotte Cunningham wins 2021 iAgrE award

Crop Production Magazine’s (CPM) acting co-editor Charlotte Cunningham has won the 2021 IAgrE award for the best article or broadcast highlighting the vital role of engineering in modern food and energy production. The award is kindly sponsored…

 

Guild members reunited in first event since before Covid-19

Guild members enjoyed a welcome return to events and celebrated together at a ‘Bangers 'n' Beers’ evening on the first day of Cereals. The reception – kindly sponsored by Drone Ag – was held in the media centre, with around 50 members and friends…

 

Guild members invited to hear from inspirational leaders in agriculture

An upcoming webinar organised by the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) will welcome Guild members to hear Caroline Drummond MBE, Chief Executive of LEAF, in conversation with IFAJ member Jane Craigie. ‘Leadership in…

 

Obituary: Professor Malcolm Stansfield

John Malcolm Stansfield, or Malcolm as we all knew him, was such a great friend and supporter of so many of us and will be sadly missed. Professor Malcolm Stansfield MBE, BSc, Dip.Agric FIAgrM, FIMgt, FRAgS, FRASE, Princess Royal Award, and…

 

New member: Sarah Chidgey

Meet Sarah Chidgey, one of the newest members of the Guild. A tenant farmer’s daughter from Somerset, I now live in Baydon, Wiltshire. My Dad farmed at Colepool Farm, Stogursey, near Bridgwater in Somerset, between The Quantocks and the Bristol…

 

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