Monthly Archive: October 2015

FRUSTRATED: From left, Glyn Roberts, Peter Morris, Wyn Williams and Mark Williams.

CONCERNS OVER LAMB PRICES AND LEVY SPLIT

AN FUW-ORGANISED meeting between farmers and two of Wales’ major meat processors regarding the fall in lamb prices highlighted the need for a fairer red meat levy distribution system as well as numerous other...

MARED RAND JONES

Two new county officers chosen

THE FUW has appointed new county executive officers (CEOs) for Ceredigion and Montgomeryshire who have strong local links with the farming industry. Ceredigion’s new CEO is Mared Rand Jones, a farmer’s daughter who grew...

DAVID DOBBIN

New Dairy UK leader’s fears

THE dairy industry faces significant challenges, the newly-elected Dairy UK chairman David Dobbin told the organisation’s annual general meeting last month. Dr Dobbin, chief executive of United Dairy Farmers co-operative, said: “I am acutely...

REAL INSIGHT: Elin Jones with Llaeth Cymreig directors Jaci Evans and Huw Thomas at their base near Llandysul.

Plaid AM discusses milk crisis

CEREDIGION AM Elin Jones has met directors of dairy co-operative Llaeth Cymreig to discuss the continuing problems in the milk industry. She stressed farmers continue to receive very low prices for milk. The latest...

CYFARFOD ARBENNIG: Swyddogion yr heddlu a’r undeb ger corlannau’r defaid yn y sioe.

Lansio llyfr clustnodau Meirion a’i Gororau

BU cynrychiolwyr o adran Troseddau Cefn Gwlad Heddlu Gogledd Cymru ym mhabell UAC Cymru ar faes sioe sir Feirionnydd yn Harlech ar ddiwedd mis Awst. Roedd yn gyfle i drafod atal troseddau a threfniant...