Monthly Archive: January 2016

Champion defends his butcher title

CHAMPION welsh young Butcher Peter Rushforth has successfully defended his title after a closely fought final where the high standard of butchery was praised by the judges. Rushforth, 20, from Swans Farm Shop, Treuddyn,...

CFfI Ceredigion yn gweld y byd

Cynhaliwyd noson hyrwyddo Teithiau Tramor yng nghanolfan addysg Felinfach yn ddiweddar. Roedd yn gyfle i aelodau glywed hanes, gweld lluniau a gofyn cwestiynau am deithiau tramor sy’n cael eu cynnig gan y mudiad i...

Vicky proves she’s a cut above

BRECKnOCK hairdresser Vicky lynn healey, a member of Pontfaen yFC, has won the annual wales yFC’s natwest business of the year competition. Vicky is the owner and proprietor of Victoria-lynn hair and beauty salon...

Barod i wynebu heriau newydd

MAE CFfI Cymru wedi cyhoeddi bydd y Gynhadledd Materion Gwledig yn cael ei gynnal yn y flwyddyn newydd ar faes y Sioe Frenhinol, Llanelwedd, ac yn cael ei anelu at y genhedlaeth nesaf. Mae’r...

Volac opens £5m silage additive plant

VOLAC’S £5m state-of-the-art silage additive fermentation and freeze drying plant with accompanying R&D laboratories at Port Talbot were officially opened by deputy farming and food minister Rebecca Evans last month. The new facilities will...

Welsh Limousin wins East of England pure-bred title

LIMOUSIN cattle led the way at the East of England Smithfield Festival at Peterborough, lifting the supreme, steer and purebred championships. Frank Page, Lodge Farm, Elkington, Northampton, took the supreme championship with the Limousin...

Farmers warned of fraud attacks

FARMERS are being warned to be extremely wary of any suspicious calls, texts or emails as fraudsters specifically target the agricultural sector when EU grant payments begin to arrive in bank accounts. The warning...

Funding for shearing training now available

THE British Wool Marketing Board (BWMB) has announced its shearing courses in Wales have been confirmed as training that will have access to Farming Connect (FC) funding in 2016. The BWMB is encouraging all...

Genus opens Ruthin genetics showcase

GENUS ABS recently opened The Gallery – a dedicated meeting room facility, viewing gallery and education centre based at their Ruthin production stud. The Gallery is dedicated to legendary Holstein bull Picston Shottle who...