Monthly Archive: January 2016

Pembrokeshire FUW awards dairy farmer

AN innovative dairy farmer, who has invested in installing a robotic milking system that enables him to keep his herd in production, has been selected as the winner of the 2015 Pembrokeshire FUW countryside...

Wear red for BHF Cymru

ON FRIDAY February 5, the FUW will be joining the Wear it. Beat it. campaign to raise funds for the British Heart Foundation Cymru. FUW staff and officials will wear red for the day...

Union officer treats pupils to farm visit

FUW Carmarthenshire county chairman Brian Richards and his wife Dawn recently invited pupils from a local primary school to visit their dairy farm, Brynrhyd, Llanedi, near Pontardulais. Mr and Mrs Richards and family welcomed...

Disappointing but not unexpected

DEPUTY farming and food minister Rebecca Evans’ announcement at the Winter Fair that BPS part-payments of approximately 80 per cent would only be made to around half of eligible farmers before the end of...

Joyce picks up more Winter Fair prizes

FUW administrative assistant Joyce Owens, who works in the Carmarthen office, and her husband Gerallt of Lletty Farm, Llannon, near Llanelli, won the supreme pair championship and reserve supreme single with their Landrace cross...

Support for Cowbridge market refurbishment

FUW president Glyn Roberts recently joined Vale Market Community Enterprise Group (VMCE) members at Cowbridge Livestock Mart to inspect plans for the market’s refurbishment and development of the surrounding area. Mr Roberts discussed the...

Y Byd o Ben y Bannau

gan Lyn Ebenezer DARLLEN hanes ffermwr a gyhuddwyd o ddwyn defaid ac a lwyddodd i glirio’i enw wnaeth i mi feddwl am y berthynas rhwng ffermio a theledu. Arestiwyd Ross Hutchins yn gyhoeddus o...

Lansiad Cynllun Prynu’n Lleol Gwynedd

Cynhaliwyd lansiad swyddogol o Gynllun Prynu’n lleol Gwynedd yng ngŵyl Fwyd a Chrefftau Portmeirion ar ddechrau mis Rhagfyr. Roedd y lansiad yn cyd-fynd gyda dydd Sadwrn Busnesau Bach sydd yn ymgyrch cenedlaethol i geisio...