Monthly Archive: May 2016

FUW here to help with SAF

If you’re struggling with your SAF (Single Application Form) – don’t worry. FUW staff across the country are helping farmers with their 2016 applications. The industry will remember last year’s extremely complicated process of...

Seize the day and combat soil poaching

AN application of fertiliser to encourage grass growth and practical actions to reduce the poaching of land saturated following the wettest winter on record are recommended by Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC) as turning out...

Dairy student of the year runner-up

CEREDIGION student Cennydd Jones of Pontsian, Llandysul, is the runner-up for the prestigious RABDF-MSD Animal Health dairy student of the year award. A final year student studying agriculture with animal science at Aberystwyth University,...

Stay vigilant reminder

HYBU Cig Cymru (HCC) is reminding Welsh farmers to remain vigilant of flock welfare in the coming months after cases of Bluetongue have been reported in France. The French government has created a bluetongue...

Training for farmers and foresters

THREE Welsh independent training providers are pooling their skills to deliver training for farmers and foresters within the new Farming Connect application windows. The three businesses have forged a unique collaborative approach to provide...

Controlled burning exercise on the Brecon Beacons

TRAINING EXERCISE: Controlled burning taking place on Penderyn Common. FIRES blazed across Penderyn Common recently but this time they were started under the watchful eyes of Brecon Beacons National Park wardens and firemen on...