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Farmers discuss concerns over NVZ’s and bovine TB

PeMBRokeShiRe farmers and FUW officials met with Cabinet Secretary Lesley griffiths at Pembrokeshire County Show to discuss the nVZ consultation and bovine TB. FUW deputy president Brian Thomas said: “We had a very good...

Agreement is a must for a way forward

by Glyn Roberts, FUW president After decades of being part of the Common Market, the Customs Union and the eU, it’s not surprising that the House of Commons Library describes the process of drafting...

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WELCOME FOR TRANSITIONAL BREXIT SUPPORT

ThiRTeen months after the FUW called for “…the UK and eU to agree on a sensible timetable for Brexit … or risk dire consequences for both the UK and the remaining 27 Member States”,...

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‘Down to Earth’ 4×4 pick-up

by Huw Thomas, Chairman, Welsh Motoring Writers SSAnGYonG’S “Two Dragons” of korean legend symbolise a millennium’s devotion. nothing mythological about the Musso however, it means ‘rhino’ and ‘down to earth’ it is too. Initially...

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Genomic breeding values

by Dr Delana Davies, Farming Connect Knowledge Exchange Hub ThE first genomic breeding values for use in the UK beef industry have now become available. The pig and poultry sectors have seen rapid genetic...

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Tractor run

BETWS YN RHOS young farmers recently organised a tractor run with 30 tractors taking part. They started out in Plas Farm Betws yn Rhos and finished the run in Plas Isa Llannefydd. The event...