Daily Archive: April 9, 2015

How to make better use of farm nutrients

FARMING Connect are running a series of slurry and farm yard manure (FYM) workshops across Wales this spring, offering participating farmers £50 to sample their slurry or FYM.   The benefits of analysing slurry...

Managing flock performance

DISAPPOINTING scanning results in 2014 prompted Gwynedd sheep farmer Arwyn Williams to redouble his efforts for the following year – and his work is starting to show results. A slight change to his management...

Nematodirosis in young lambs

NEMATODIROSIS is caused by the gut parasite Nematodirus battus. Nematodirosis is an important disease affecting young lambs managed on pasture grazed by young lambs the previous year. Economic impact There is rapid weight loss...

Welsh food promoted at Caterfare

ONE of Wales’s most respected catering personalities “Dai Chef” Davies spearheaded the celebration of Welsh food at last month’s Caterfare event in Llandudno. The largest of its kind in north Wales, and now in...

MP takes on challenge

MILK CHALLENGE: Ceredigion MP Mark Williams recently took up the YFC challenge to drink a pint of milk in one go to show support for dairy farmers who have suffered recently with a drop...

Title-holders chosen at Clwyd YFC event

CLWYD YFC held their Titles night recently at The Club House, Wrexham. The junior and senior members of the year and county queen for 2015-2016 were selected and the situations vacant and commercial dance...