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Guild consumer survey wins national coverage

National food and farming media have been quick to report the results of the Guild’s first ever survey of public opinion, which was published this week.  As part of an outreach project designed to raise the profile of the Guild beyond its…

 

Applications open for the IFAJ-Alltech Leadership Award

The International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) has announced the call for nominations for the IFAJ-Alltech International Award for Leadership in Agricultural Journalism. The award will be presented during ONE: The Alltech Ideas…

 

Guild members meet Veganuary founder Matthew Glover

Members of the guild’s Midland’s branch met Veganuary founder Matthew Glover on Thursday, 24 October, to discuss how a more positive relationship could be fostered between vegans and the farming community. About 15 agricultural journalists and…

 

Book now: Scottish Agri Hacks Burns Supper 2020

Scottish Agri Hacks Burns Supper Ballathie House Hotel Saturday, 25 January 2020 The Scottish Agri Hacks Burns Supper – organised by the Scottish committee of the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists – has gone from strength-to-strength…

 

Press release: imports should meet British standards

  The government should ensure that all imported food meets the same high animal welfare and environmental standards in place on British farms. That’s the overwhelming view of the public according to new research carried out by ComRes on behalf of…

 

Job vacancy: Marketing and Communications Manager

Join the LEAF team: Marketing and Communications Manager Leading sustainable farming organisation, LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) has an exciting opportunity for a Marketing and Communications Manager based at Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth…

 

Peter Hill wins 2019 Netherthorpe Award

Respected journalist Peter Hill has won the Netherthorpe Communicator of the Year Award for 2019. Known for his work in the agricultural machinery and technology sector, Peter has been a stalwart of agricultural communications, providing…

 

Chloe Dunne takes up new role and joins guild

Nottingham University graduate Chloe Dunne has joined the Guild after taking up post as content manager for rural PR and marketing agency Eve Communications.  Chloe’s wide-ranging role will be rooted in copywriting but is designed to help evolve…

 

'Planet Livestock' showcases French farming

Does any other nation handle agricultural events with quite the same aplomb as the French? SPACE – the annual livestock extravaganza that takes place in Rennes every September – suggests no exception to that rule. More than 100,000 visitors came…

 

Obituary: Richard Lee

Retired editor and writer Richard (Dick) Lee died towards the end of September 2019 at the age of 89 after a career in journalism dedicated to the agricultural machinery distribution industry. Dick began life in Northamptonshire and then to…

 

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