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IFAJ Presidium re-elected at Dutch Roots Congress

Guild members were among delegates from the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) who re-elected all four members of the organisation’s board, the Presidium, at this year’s IFAJ Congress in the Netherlands. The election,…

 

Deadline nears for entries to Red Tractor award

Guild members have until 20 September to enter the Red Tractor Assurance Public Engagement Award for 2018 – and a chance to win £1000. The award celebrates articles and broadcasts featuring farmers who go above and beyond the call of duty to tell…

 

South Africa beckons for award winner Chris

Guild member Chris McCullough has won an award which will see him return to South Africa on another reporting mission. Chris won a week’s stay with flights to South Africa by producing a number of news and feature stories during the IFAJ congress…

 

BBC producer Pauline Smith wins Bob Davies award

An accolade made in honour of former Guild member Bob Davies has been awarded to BBC Radio Wales Country Focus producer Pauline Smith. Every year the Farmers’ Union of Wales recognises a media personality who has raised the public profile of…

 

Former Guild chairman publishes autobiography

Former Guild chairman and BBC Scotland television producer Arthur Anderson has published a book looking back over a career of more than 40 years in newspapers, magazines, radio and television. Entitled Wheels Rolling at Eight, the book follows…

 

Guild members enjoy Dutch Roots IFAJ Congress

British Guild members joined more than 200 journalists and communicators from across the world in the Netherlands for the International Federations of Agricultural Journalists annual congress. The event - titled ‘Dutch Roots’ - aimed to give…

 

IFAJ to become a UK-registered charity

Delegates at IFAJ Congress in the Netherlands voted unanimously in favour of a proposal to establish the IFAJ Foundation, a charitable organisation that will support the development of agricultural journalism worldwide. Three years in development…

 

Visit provides insight into EU politics

Guild member Roger Trewhella attended an EU Council of Agriculture Ministers’ meeting in Bulgaria in early June – thanks to a trip organised by the European Network of Agricultural Journalists. While George Eustice was on the original list of…

 

Vacancy: AgriBriefing - Arable Technical Writer

Arable Technical Writer Home-based in Eastern Counties / East Midlands   Do you have a passion for arable farming? A head full of questions? Fancy the opportunity to talk to farmers, agronomists, scientists, farm business leaders in a search…

 

2018 Omnia Precision Agronomy Award open for entries

The Guild's 2018 Omnia Precision Agronomy Award, sponsored by Hutchinsons’ Omnia Precision Agronomy, is open for entries. Award entries are open to any Guild member who has had a feature on the use of precision farming technologies in arable…

 

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