Monthly Archive: December 2015

Fresh approach to Welsh national parks ‘long overdue’

DWYFOR Meirionnydd AM Lord Dafydd Elis- Thomas will lead a working group on the future of designated Welsh landscapes following a wide-ranging review recently presented to natural resources minister Carl Sargeant. Chaired by Prof...

Wood demands action to aid farmers

PLAID Cymru leader Leanne Wood recently visited the Llanfairfechan home of farmer and broadcaster Gareth Wyn Jones to discuss the many challenges facing farming. Accompanied by Plaid’s Assembly candidate for Aberconwy Trystan Lewis, she...

Cymorth TB launch welcomed

SHADOW agriculture and rural affairs minister Russell George has welcomed the launch of the Cymorth TB Veterinary Programme announced in a Welsh government written statement last month. The Conservative AM said: “Labour ministers have...

Opportunities with BWMB

WELSH sheep farmers should not underestimate the opportunity available to them through collective wool marketing, according to Shropshire dairy farmer Roger Evans. During last month’s British Wool Marketing Board annual conference of regional committee...

It’s a Biwt of a day at Agri-Expo

THERE was a strong Welsh influence when Limousin-sired cattle enjoyed a clean sweep of top awards at the UK’s leading autumn livestock event Borderway Agri- Expo in Carlisle on October 30. Leading the charge...