Monthly Archive: June 2016

Cadw Golwg o Ben Talar

gan Aubrey Davies MAE’R gair “volatile” neu gyfnewidiol yn cael ei ddefnyddio’n aml iawn y dyddiau yma i ddisgrifio’r sefyllfa ym myd amaeth. Rydym wedi gweld prisiau cynnyrch ym mhob adran yn gostwng ac...

Food labelling call welcomed

The FUW, a longstanding campaigner for food products displaying clear and trustworthy information for consumers, has welcomed a decision by the european Parliament to call on the european Commission to introduce a mandatory requirement...

FUW meets with United States department of agriculture

FUW officials recently met with the United States Department of Agriculture to discuss the future of the Welsh agricultural industry. Welcoming the United States Department of Agriculture representatives Stan Phillips, Counselor for Agricultural Affairs...

The benefits of solar power

A BEEF and sheep farming family from Pembrokeshire have highlighted the benefits of solar power to their business but stressed the importance of improvement to infrastructure to further develop the sector. Wyn and Glenda...

FUW and HSBC share views on the industry

FUW president Glyn Roberts and HSBC’s regional agriculture director for Wales Euryn Jones met recently to discuss the state of agriculture in Wales amidst current industry challenges. Sharing their views openly, both saw significant...

Union welcomes RSPCA apology but questions remain

THE FUW has welcomed Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) chief executive Jeremy Cooper’s apology for the charity’s adversarial and highly politicised campaigns – but says many questions remain regarding...

Leaving EU not a smart move

NESTLED in the Cambrian Mountains of Mid-Wales, just a short drive outside of Aberystwyth, lies Moelgolomen farm. The organic 750 acre holding is home to Rhodri Lloyd-Williams, his wife sarah and their three children...

Rhymney farmer voices concerns

In light of the upcoming referendum, a sheep farmer from the Rhymney Valley has stepped forward to express his concerns about the future of agriculture, should the UK chose to leave the European Union....

Deserving award for member

FUW member nerys Edwards, of Groesasgwrn, Llangynderyn, Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, has been awarded the ‘LHP Farm Diversification and Innovation Award’ for 2016. LHP Chartered Accountants Director, Eirian Humphreys said: “nerys won the ‘LHP Farm Diversification...