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Red Tractor to change Antibiotics Standards

CHANgeS to Red Tractor Assurance (RTA) standards will mean that, from June 1 2018, certain Critically Important Antibiotics (CIAs) can only be used as a last resort on farm. Red Tractor Assurance (RTA) standards relating...

The sun may still shine on us

by Glyn Roberts, FUW president Welcome to the may edition of Y Tir! I’m sure many of you will be able to breathe a sigh of relief now that lambing is either finished or...

LIVE EXPORTS BAN WOULD BE ‘SHORTSIGHTED’

A bAn on live animal exports would be ‘remarkably shortsighted’ given the uncertainty around a post-brexit trade deal and agricultural tariffs, the FUW has said. The UK and Welsh Governments launched a call for...

NEWYDDION SIROL UAC/FUW COUNTY NEWS

GLAMORGAN Glimmer of hope for Cowbridge Livestock Market It appears that farmers in the Vale of Glamorgan can keep a speck of hope when it comes to the livestock market here in Cowbridge. The...

More Shenanigans expected

by Alan Davies, FUW managing director I was at a meeting recently discussing issues around Brexit and the frameworks for the future. It was a pretty serious session, but one word quickly became the...

Rydym yn chwilio am enwebiadau

Rydym yn chwilio am eich enwebiad chi i Wobr Goffa Bob davies UAC. mae’r wobr – er cof am ohebydd y Farmers Weekly, Bob davies, a fu farw ym mis Tachwedd 2009 – yn...

Camu mewn i fyd o hud a lledrith

Ladi Fach Tŷ Ni yw ysbrydoliaeth Cornel Clecs y mis yma. dros wyliau’r Pasg cafodd waith cartref i’w wneud yn seiliedig ar chwedlau. Faint o chwedlau ydych chi’n ymwybodol ohonynt ac yn bwysicach oll,...

Practical and pastoral support for farming families

WE have so much to thank Welsh farmers for. As well as providing high-quality food and drink, they are also responsible for preserving the beautiful Welsh countryside, protecting the environment and looking after local...