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Andrew Blake

Main Details

Full name Andrew Blake
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
Specialist areas

All aspects of arable farming, especially technical areas. I'm also a keen amateur gardener.

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing, Sub-editing
Last updated 02-01-2017 11:55

Biography

After gaining B Sc Agriculture at Wye College (London University) in 1967 I managed several farms until the 1980s. I then switched to journalism, my first role being machinery correspondent for British Farmer & Stockbreeder. My final position, from which I retired in September 2009, was senior arable writer for Farmers Weekly Group. In 2006 I won the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists Star Prize for Agricultural Journalism (see here: http://www.ifaj.org/contests-and-awards/writing-contest/2006-results.html) and .pdf file opposite.