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Editorial and PR support from the Institute of Agricultural Management

Guild member Cedric Porter is providing editorial and PR support to the Institute of Agricultural Management and is the main point of contact for members if you need any copy or comment on farm management issues including training, skills…


Meet Emma Smith and her YoungStock magazine

Guild member Emma Smith has launched her own magazine, called The YoungStock. We've asked her a few questions about what inspired her. If you're a member of the Guild and have an exciting project you want to share, contact…


British public believes imports should meet the UK’s high standards, survey reveals

Nearly eight out of ten Brits believe imported food should meet the same environmental and animal welfare standards as food produced in the UK. As the UK and Australia progresses towards signing a free trade deal, a new survey carried out by ComRes…


BGAJ 2021 AGM and Chair's report

Almost 100 people joined us for the Guild’s online AGM on 25 March, which was a tremendous turnout. The official part of the meeting was dealt with in just half an hour as reports were circulated beforehand alongside two votes: One to elect two new…


£1,500 prize fund up for grabs as IAgrE Award opens for entries   

Journalists who have written stories showcasing the vital role of engineering in modern food and energy production are being invited to enter the Guild's IAgrE Award, which carries a £1,500 prize pot. The Guild's IAgrE Award is generously…


New publication for carrot growers

­A new magazine for commercial carrot growers has been launched by Warners Group Publications to complement the publisher’s long-established Potato Review title. According to editor Stephanie Cornwall, Carrot Review aims to keep all involved in…


Continuing our membership of the ENAJ

Nearly ten years ago, Adrian Bell – then Guild Chairman – was one of nine European representatives invited to form a new organisation of agricultural journalists. Supported by the Agriculture Commissioner Dacian Ciolos, the fledgling European…


BGAJ elections 2021 - meet the Council nominees

The BGAJ AGM on Thursday will include a vote for new Council members. We are lucky enough to have had three nominations for the two open positions, and will be running the vote online. Please can you take the time to cast your vote by 12pm on…


Watch again: how to write and publish a book

Earlier this month, the Guild held a very successful Zoom session on how to write a publish a book. You can now watch the event again below.


Joe Watson Legacy Fund to support CPD in 2021

Guild members will have an opportunity to enrol on a CPD course of their choosing, after trustees of the Joe Watson Legacy Fund – the Guild’s ‘other’ charitable trust – announced details of this year’s awards. Endowed with the surplus from the…



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