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New tractors from John Deere

JOHN Deere’s new 6R and 6M Series tractors will be featured for the first time at LAMMA’15, the UK’s largest farm machinery, equipment and agricultural services show taking place on January 21-22 at the...

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Christmas jumper day

RAISING MONEY: From left, FUW Anglesey county executive officer Heidi Williams, Pembrokeshire county executive officer Rebecca Voyle, policy officer Helen Ovens, translator Angharad Evans, Caernarfon county executive officer Gwynedd Watkin, finance/agency officer Eirian Lloyd...

OVERDUE TB TEST WARNING

FUW members are being warned that from January 1 all cattle keepers in Wales with overdue TB tests will suffer a penalty against their CAP scheme payment. This “zero tolerance” cross-compliance enforcement for tests...

DISCOVERY SPORT.

Impressive Discovery Sport

As the latest Land Rover reaches UK dealerships, Huw Thomas reports… MUCH more than a Freelander replacement, the new Discovery Sport kicks off a “three-marque” marketing strategy for Land Rover.   From now on...

Kuhn updates round baler

KUHN has launched an updated version of its fixed chamber round baler FB 2135 MKII with a range of new features designed at improving baling speed, quality and efficiency. The latest version is available...

MITSUBISHI L200

Geneva’s showpiece

THIS month’s Geneva’s Salon de l’Auto – Europe’s big annual motor show – is always a place for optimism, writes Huw Thomas. Demand for SUVs and “Cross-overs” seems to be growing pretty well everywhere....

QUIZ WINNERS: Northop YFC.

Northop clinch Clwyd quiz title

NORTHOP YFC won the Clwyd county federation’s annual quiz held recently at Denbigh Rugby Club. Erfyl Jones took to the helm as quizmaster and 19 teams battled it out with gusto and enthusiasm. Last...

FACEBOOK PINTA: Elin Jones drinking her milk at the Senedd in
Cardiff.

Elin takes up pinta challenge

CEREDIGION AM Elin Jones accepted a challenge from Pontsian YFC to show her support for the dairy industry by drinking a pint of milk in one go. The club has challenged people to film...

PANTO TIME: Llandovery YFC

Bottomless pit of talent

OVER 100 clubs have been battling it out for a chance to represent their county federation at the annual Wales YFC Entertainment Feast This year the event, supported by Coleg Sir Gar, will be...

Welsh shepherd is NSA Next Generation Ambassador

A YOUNG Powys shepherd is among 12 people selected forthe National Sheep Association’s 2015 Next Generation Ambassador Programme. George Gough, of Knighton, is a 22-year-old contract shepherd who manages other people’s sheep while running...

AGRI-ACADEMY: Rebecca Evans and Prof Wynne Jones with a group of Agri-Academy alumni from North Wales at the Aberystwyth conference.

Successful future plans revealed

DEPUTY food and farming minister Rebecca Evans announced she had accepted the recommendations of Prof Wynne Jones’s review of agri-learning in Wales at the first Farming Connect Agri- Academy Alumni conference in Aberystwyth last...