Monthly Archive: February 2016

Help to find routes into farming

FARMING Connect has launched a new initiative “Venture” to provide support, guidance and opportunities for those seeking a route into farming in Wales and those individuals looking to grow their existing businesses. Venture will...

New system eases sheep movement reporting

EIDCymru, the new electronic sheep movement reporting system for Wales that went live last month is significant for livestock markets, abattoirs and collection centres as electronic reporting of sheep movements is now a compulsory...

9,200gns top price at Dolgellau

FARMERS Marts reported entries of 22 females and 25 bulls at a Welsh Black pedigree sale in Dolgellau on January 5. Champion female Rhydsan, in calf to Tryfil Goliath 2nd and shown by W...

Concern over the future of Post Offices

CEREDIGION MP Mark Williams has raised serious concern for the future of Post Office services in the county after recent announcements over changes to the Aberystwyth and Tregaron Post Office branches. The Post Office...

Study living off the land in medieval Wales

A STUDY day on agriculture in Wales between the medieval years 400 and 1600 will take place at the John Percival Building, Cardiff University, on Saturday July 16. Organised in association with the Early...

Open access to Welsh countryside not to be rushed

WITH huge concerns from farmers and landowners in Wales around the proposed open access charter, the National Sheep Association (NSA) has urged the Welsh Government not to rush a decision before all associated issues...