Monthly Archive: July 2015

RDP central to tackling challenges

DElEGATEs at FUW’s annual general meeting were told farmers are ideally placed to play a key role in addressing the major challenges of our generation. The union’s outgoing president Emyr Jones warned this could...

AM quizzed by FUW members

MiD and West Wales AM simon Thomas took part in a “Question Time” session during the FuW carmarthenshire branch’s annual general meeting in llanarthne village Hall. Afterwards Mr Thomas said: “i enjoyed taking part...

FUW backs 54-hectare top-up payment

THE FUW has backed the gradual introduction of top-up payments on the first 54 hectares in its response to the Welsh Government’s consultation on Wales’ Basic Payment Scheme (BPS). The option, referred to in...

Union plaque for Land Army girls

A PLAQUE to commemorate the Land Army girls was being unveiled on Friday June 26 at the Anglesey County Showground thanks to the support of the FUW’s county branch. “The FUW, together with the...

Evans unveils future plans

DEPUTY farming and food minister Rebecca Evans presented proposals for a new strategic framework for Welsh agriculture at last month’s Welsh Farming Conference 2015. The proposals have been developed jointly between the Welsh Government,...

Use RDP as ‘lifeline’ for pressured industry

THE FUW has highlighted the depression affecting Wales’ farming industry and the need to use rural development funds to help farm businesses. At the Wales Farming Conference on June 4, union president Emyr Jones...

Y Byd o Ben y Bannau

gan Lyn Ebenezer PAN mae ciwed o brotestwyr yn medru defnyddio blacmel fel bygythiad i gwmni masnachol, mae rhywbeth mawr o’i le. Pan fo’r cwmni hwnnw’n barod i blygu i fygythiadau, mae rhywbeth hyd...

Cadw Golwg o Ben Talar

gan Aubrey Davies Rydym ar drothwy’r sioe fawr unwaith eto ac mae’n syndod mor gyflym mae blwyddyn wedi mynd heibio. Llynedd roeddem yn poeni am y gostyngiad ym mhrisiau cynnyrch fferm ac nid oes...

Silver follows gold mine care

NEWLY-ELECTED FUW Meirionnydd vice chairman Geraint Davies and his wife Rachael of Fedw Arian Uchaf, near Bala, were runners-up for the national Farming & Wildlife Advisory Group (FWAG) Silver Lapwing Award 2015 They organically...