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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...

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Mini SUV with added 4×4

by Huw Thomas THE formation of FCA (FIAT Chrysler Automobiles) earlier this year marked the end of a tortuous trail for America’s Chrysler Corporation. Dissolution of DaimlerChrysler and a stand-alone period under a venture...

Sheep tag guarantees are needed

THE farming industry can ill afford the potential for unnecessary fines which loom on the horizon if no degree of error is included in the EIDCymru sheep tagging scheme, says Welsh Conservative shadow agriculture...

Extreme times for dairy farmers

GOVERNMENT has a key role to play in helping the dairy industry meet the formidable challenges it is facing, Dairy UK told MPs recently. Appearing before the Efra select committee at Westminster, Dairy UK...

Share farming encouraging mobility

DEPUTY farming and food minister Rebecca Evans recently visited a north Wales farm to see a share farm at work and explore the benefits such practices can achieve for those involved. She was invited...