Monthly Archive: October 2016

Uncollected milk insurance

by Roger Van Praet DipCII, FUWIS compliance director AS summer turns to autumn and our weather patterns seem to have changed beyond recognition with the expectation that we can expect more severe weather in...

Exports still vital

MEAT MATTERS by Deanna Leven, Export Market Development Executive, HCC WHILE UK promotions, such as the recent Welsh Lamb supermarket tour and the forthcoming autumn Welsh Beef campaign, are a key part of what...

Landlords should not be asking for rent increases

PROPERTY MATTERS by Eifion Bibby of Davis Meade property Consultants WITH farm commodity prices remaining at a low level and farm support schemes under threat following the decision to leave the European Union, there...

Dechrau cyfnod newydd

MERCHED MEWN AMAETH gan Tegwen Morris, Cyfarwyddwraig Cenedlaethol, Merched y Wawr MAE’R hydref a’i liwiau godidog wedi cyrraedd ‐ tymor y cynhaeaf, casglu tatws, gwneud pob math o ddanteithion allan o afalau a llenwi’r...

Enlightening visit for AM

MID‐GLAMORGAN farmer, David Van‐Poucke, 65, of Gilfach y Rhyd Farm, Abercynon, Mountain Ash, whose parents have been farming here since 1950, opened his farm gates to welcome Cynon Valley AM Vikki Howells, a delegation...

Cofio’r gŵr addfwyn ac hynaws

BRAINT arbennig iawn i mi ydi cyflwyno teyrnged i R ap Simon Jones, aelod oes UAC, yn ddios un o gewri y diwydiant amaeth, cymwynaswr bro, cyfrannwr mawr i ystod eang o fudiadau ac...

Top livestock exhibits wanted for Winter Fair

REGARDED as one of the finest fatstock events in Europe, the Royal Welsh Winter Fair is once again keen to attract the top livestock exhibits from across the country. The fair will host over...

New classes introduced to 2016 Smithfield Festival

THE 2016 East of England Smithfield Festival has announced the introduction of three new classes for this year’s event, to meet changing industry needs and to appeal to the increasing number of young farmers...