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Beef Expo 2016 show judges named

TWO beef industry stalwarts renowned for their pedigree and commercial cattle have been invited to judge at the National Beef Association’s (NBA) Beef Expo 2016 National Spring Spectacular Show (NSSS) that is returning to...

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Members urged to make SAF appointments

FUW members are being urged to contact their local FUW office as soon as possible if they wish to receive assistance completing their 2016 SAF forms. FUW Montgomeryshire county executive officer Emyr Wyn Davies...

Maintain high biosecurity plea

DEPUTY farming and food minister Rebecca Evans has urged Welsh poultry owners to be vigilant for signs of avian influenza following confirmation of a low pathogenic strain of the disease on a poultry farm...

Shambolic failure on mobile coverage – MP

CEREDIGION MP Mark Williams has slammed the failure of the UK Government’s “Mobile Infrastructure Project” to provide proper coverage for communities in the county. The project, which saw Arqiva contracted to build the mobile...

Laboratory closures effecting disease data, AM warns

PLAID Cymru’s shadow rural affairs minister Llyr Gruffydd has warned that Defra budget cuts are exposing Welsh farming to a greater risk of disease outbreaks. A British Veterinary Association (BVA) survey has revealed that,...

Wide NRW remit and budget cuts risk loss of focus

PLAID Cymru shadow environment minister Llyr Gruffydd has warned that changes must be made to the Environment Bill in the Assembly or Wales could be left without an organisation with the primary role of...

TIME FOR BREAKFAST: Deputy minister for farming and food Rebecca Evans being served breakfast by FUW president Glyn Roberts.

Waking up to the smell of fresh bacon

FARMHOUSE kitchens up and down the country filled the air with the glorious smell of freshly cooked bacon, sausages and eggs last month to celebrate Farmhouse Breakfast Week (January 24-30). Breakfast Week, managed by...

Search for next generation rural leaders

DEPUTY farming and food minister Rebecca Evans officially launched Farming Connect’s annual Agri Academy during the FUW annual farmhouse breakfast at the Senedd in Cardiff Bay on January 26. The Agri Academy, now approaching...

ALAN DAVIES

Too good an opportunity to be missed

FUW’s new managing director Alan Davies says his new role is… Too good an opportunity to be missed I WAS absolutely delighted to be invited to join the FUW as managing director and I really look forward...

Early post-2020 CAP talks are essential

NEW discussions initiated by the Netherlands – following a rotational change in the EU presidency – focussing on the next CAP programme period and its simplification have been welcomed by the FUW. The complexity...

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