Daily Archive: March 4, 2015

Huge drain on sheep sector discussed

MORE than 30 representatives from the sheep sector and UK governments met last month to discuss and agree an industry proposal to rid lamb producers of a cumbersome and financially draining regulation. The industry...

Glastir and greening options

GLASTIR has been designed to be as compatible as possible with the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) The vast majority of Glastir contract holders will qualify for greening by having more than 75 per cent...

Managing farmland for pollinators

A NEW Farming Connect factsheet is now available which sets out simple steps that farmers can take to support populations of bees and pollinating insects in Wales. Bees and other insect pollinators play an...

Two former FUW leaders and a member honoured

FORMER FUW presidents Bob Parry and Gareth Vaughan have been advanced to fellows of the Royal Agricultural Societies (RAS) for their continued contribution to the agricultural and rural industries in Wales. Mr Parry of...

Glastir Advanced reminder

THE FUW is highlighting the reopening of the Glastir Advanced window to those farmers who might be interested. Following the Fairness for the Uplands judicial review outcome and the removal of the Moorland layer...

Sheep theft warning

FUW member Alan Price who farms at Dafadfa Isaf, Gwynfe, Llangadog, in partnership with his wife Ellen has urged farmers throughout the county to be vigilant after the recent theft of several in-lamb ewes...

Blwyddyn brysur Meirionnydd

ROEDD yr ystafell yn orlawn yng Nghlwb Rygbi Dolgellau ar Ionawr 30 ar gyfer cyfarfod blynyddol cangen Meirionnydd, Undeb Amaethwyr Cymru, ysgrifenna Huw T Jones. Cadeiriwyd y cyfarfod gan Robert Wyn Evans, Fferm Sylfaen,...

Aelodau UAC yn ennill trelar Ffermio

DYMA David John a Jennifer Evans, Blaenbidernin Isaf, Cwman, Llambed, aelodau UAC yn Sir Gaerfyrddin gyda’i trelar newydd a enillwyd yn ddiweddar yng nghystadleuaeth Ffermio ar S4C “Roedd angen trelar newydd arnai, felly bydd...

Cadw Golwg o Ben Talar

gan Aubrey Davies I NIFER fawr o ffermwyr mae diwedd eu blwyddyn ariannol yn nesáu. Mae blwyddyn ariannol llawer yn diweddu ar y 31 o fawrth tra mae eraill yn diweddu ar y 30ain...