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Limousins steal the show

LIMOUSIN breeders picked up nearly all the cattle championships at another “amazing” Royal Welsh Show. RWAS council chairman David Lewis said: “I have been involved with this wonderful event for over 40 years and...

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EU COMMISSIONER HEARS CONCERNS

FUW representatives highlighted the numerous challenges facing Welsh agriculture to EU agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan on a visit to a leading member’s farm. Hosted by Darren and Rachel Williams, tenant farmers at Talwen Fawr,...

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UK has world’s costliest diesel

UK companies now pay more for diesel than they would anywhere else in the world, The Fuelcard People website www.thefuelcardpeople. co.uk/ has pointed out. Group marketing manager Steve Clarke highlighted the latest research, by...

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Bigger bite for JCB attachments

A NEW range of JCB AGRI Power Grab attachments for muck handling and similar jobs has been designed to increase the productivity of JCB Loadall telescopic handlers, TeleMaster telescopic wheeled loaders and Farm Master...

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Huge choice from 18-model Renault range

KADJAR, a five-door C-segment crossover to complement Renault’s “hugely successful” B-segment Captur, is being offered in an 18- version line-up based on three engines, two gearboxes, two drive systems and four trim lines. The...

Prince’s fund invests in North Wales youth

THE Prince’s Countryside Fund has donated over £49,000 to Groundwork North Wales to help young people secure sustainable rural careers in forestry. To mark its fifth anniversary last month the fund announced a total...

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Chairman praises Llanfyllin Show spirit

THIS year’s Llanfyllin Show chairman has spoken of his admiration of the way the community comes together for the popular annual event. Known as the “friendly show” because of the warm welcome extended to...

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Help stop deliberate fires on protected land

NATURAL Resources Wales (NRW) are appealing for help after a recent spate of suspected arson attacks at a protected area near Flint. Four fires at Halkyn Mountain reported to North Wales Fire and Rescue...

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Welsh wool industry opens up to Chinese

CHINESE wool industry representative recently visited a Welsh hill farm to see sheep in their natural environment after touring the Wool Testing Authority Europe Ltd (WTAE) laboratory at Caernarfon. Managing director Tim Parkes explained...

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