Monthly Archive: December 2015

CYFARFOD I DRAFOD: Dirprwy ysgrifennydd cyffredinol a cynghorwr cyfreithiol yr undeb Yr Arglwydd Morris yn cwrdd ac aelodau ym 1955.

Ni weithiais mor galed erioed

Atgofion Yr Arglwydd Morris o Aberafan o’i gyfnod fel dirprwy ysgrifennydd cyffredinol a sut bu’n allweddol i esblygiad yr undeb… FEL Golygydd cyntaf Y Tir, mae’n bleser ysgrifennu erthygl i ddathlu ei ben blwydd yn...

GALERI’R HOELION WYTH: Aelodau o staff hirfaith UAC a dynnwyd ym 1985 (o’r chwith) ysgrifennydd ardal Ynys Môn R Glyn Jones (31 mlynedd), ysgrifennydd ardal Morgannwg Walter G Rowlands (31 mlynedd),ysgrifennydd sirol Sir Ddinbych Meurig Voyle (30 mlynedd), ysgrifennydd ardal Sir Benfro Dewi Hughes (35 mlynedd) ac ysgrifennydd ardal sir Aberteifi E D Jones (25 mlynedd).

Blynyddoedd o bontio’r Gogledd a’r De

Ysgrifennydd sirol cynorthwyol UAC sir Gaerfyrddin (1961-66) a ysgrifennydd sir Ddinbych (1966-1990) Meurig Voyle yn rhannu ei atgofion o weithio i’r undeb… ELENI byddaf wedi byw yn Nimbych 49 mlynedd a diolchaf i Undeb Amaethwyr...

DAIRY FARMING FEARS: From left, FUW president Glyn Roberts, Montgomeryshire county chairman Mark Williams, deputy county chairman Alwyn Vaughan, Brian Jones, FUW member Rob Corfield, Kay Swinburne, FUW vice president Eifion Huws, Rhydian Owen and FUW senior policy officer Dr Hazel Wright.

Dairy farmers’ survival fears

A STRONG delegation of FUW representatives met Conservative MEP Kay Swinburne recently in a bid to send a strong message direct to Brussels about the problems currently faced by Welsh dairy producers. The meeting...

OUTSTANDING TESTIMONIAL: Peter Davies (left) with John Davies and Linda Jones, RABI manager for Wales.

Rugby legend’s £30,000 testimonial

A STRING of recent testimonial events for beef farmer and rugby legend John Davies from Boncath, Pembrokeshire, raised an outstanding £30,000 for charity. John, who played over 600 matches of first class rugby for...

Successful sheep tales fundraiser

FUW’s Pembrokeshire branch kick-started the union’s fundraising efforts for its chosen charity British Heart Foundation Cymru with a roaringly successful event that raised £1,762.52. A funny and thought-provoking entertainment in words and song about...

DAIRY PROBLEMS: From left, FUW vice president Eifion Huws, president Glyn Roberts, Glyn Owen, FUW Anglesey deputy milk committee delegate Robert Pritchard, Mel Jones of RABI, FUW Anglesey president Tom Jones, FUW Anglesey vice chairman Peter Williams and Rhun ap Iorwerth

Anglesey FUW discuss dairy crisis with AM

MEMBERS of FUW’s Anglesey branch recently met local AM Rhun ap Iorwerth to discuss a variety of matters such as dropping milk prices, the current state of the agricultural industry and the impact of...

YORK-BOUND: Evan Watkin (in the tractor) practising on grassland with Welsh team coach Aled Morgan of Newcastle Emlyn.

Evan heads for world ploughing championships

FUW MEMBER Evan Watkin won class 1 of the world style and reserve champion of Wales at the recent FUW-sponsored Welsh ploughing championships on Paskeston Farm, Pembroke Dock, by kind permission of Messrs James...

Flintshire members discuss future of agriculture

FUW Flintshire members discussed the way forward for the agricultural industry at their annual general meeting at Caerwys Town Hall recently when a good turnout of members provided speakers with plenty of challenging questions....