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Winner announced for Guild's 2018 arable photography award

Guild Member Martin Rickatson has won the arable category of the Guild's 2018 Photography Award, sponsored by crop protection specialists FMC. The award was announced at the Guild's annual Bangers 'n' Beer event, which took place at Cereals on 13…

 

Winner announced for 2018 Stuart Seaton Award

The 2018 Stuart Seaton Regional Newspaper and Journalist Award has been won by the Cumberland News and farming editor Maureen Hodges. This award is made annually in memory of former Farmers Guardian editor Stuart Seaton, whose daughter is one of…

 

Adam Clarke wins  2018 Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE) Award

Freelance journalist Adam Clarke won the Guild's 2018 Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE) Award with an article examining the potential of direct injection spraying systems. The annual award recognises the best article or broadcast…

 

Member profile: Tim Relf

Former Farmers Weekly Farmlife editor and now freelancer Tim Relf explains why he loves the variety of his job – and why he’s fond of an outspoken Fat Lady. Describe your job in a sentence I’m a freelance, offering journalism, PR and media…

 

Arable Photography Award opens for 2018 entries

The Arable category of the Guild's Photography Awards is now open for entries from Members who are either full-time professional photographers or who take photographs as part of their work. This award is generously sponsored by FMC, with £500 to…

 

Deadline extended for applications to Joe Watson Legacy Fund

Trustees for the Joe Watson Legacy Fund say they are eager to receive applications from Guild Members in its inaugural year, announcing a deadline extension until 4 June for the receipt of submissions.  The charity was established in memory of…

 

Invitation to Bangers 'n' Beer 2018

Guild Members are invited to the annual Bangers 'n' Beer reception at the Cereals event on Wednesday, 13 June. The reception will be held in the Cereals event press office from 5pm to 7pm, promising hot dogs, drinks, and plenty of socialising.…

 

2018 Stuart Seaton Award opens for entries

Entries have opened for the Guild’s 2018 Stuart Seaton Award – which celebrates high quality coverage of farming and rural affairs by regional newspapers. The award – which is made jointly to a journalist and their publication – recognises the…

 

New Guild chairman pledges to work for all Members

Catherine Linch has pledged to work in the interests of all Guild Members following her election as chairman of the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists. Catherine was elected chairman at the 75th Annual General Meeting of the Guild, held at…

 

GAFT bike relay raises funds for charity

A 3700-mile cycle relay involving 80 companies from the grain and feed trade aims to raise £100,000 for the Farming Community Network. Starting outside the Houses of Parliament on 20 June, the relay will visit 171 feed and grain sites and port…

 

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