Monthly Archive: November 2016

Talks with cabinet secretary

FUW officials met with the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths at the Welsh Dairy Show in Carmarthen and welcomed the opportunity to discuss #FarmingMatters, including the Grocery Code Adjudicator consultation,...

Be vigilant following stolen cattle

THE FUW is reminding farmers across Wales to be vigilant following the report of stolen cattle worth £16,000 in the Carmarthen area. Union members Mr and Mrs T Williams of Bronallt Farm, Llangadog, reported...

Y Byd o Ben y Bannau

gan Lyn Ebenezer UN o’r cyfrolau hynotaf i’w chyhoeddi’n ddiweddar fu honno ar grwydriaid y pedwardegau gan Goronwy Evans, Llanbed. Fe wnes i gyfeirio eisoes mewn papur arall at ‘Ar Grwydr’. Ond adolygiad cyffredinol...

Cadw Golwg o Ben Talar

gan Aubrey Davies DOEDD enwau’r gwyddonwyr o Brydain Syr J Fraser Stoddard, Duncan Haldane, James Thouless a Michael Kosterlitz ddim yn gyfarwydd i ni tan ddechrau mis Hydref pan gyhoeddwyd Gwobrau Nobel. Derbyniodd Syr...

Dairy industry in the spotlight

ON the Eve of the Welsh Dairy Show the FUW put the spotlight firmly on the dairy industry at a farm visit at the home of Daioni Organic. Joining the visit at Ffosyficer farm,...

Raising money for BHF Cymru

FUW Pembrokeshire organised a fundraising evening for British Heart Foundation at the end of September and raised £1,107.70. Clive Edwards provided the entertainment in Maenclochog Hall, which was a sell out. During the day...

FUW members shine at Carmarthen Journal Awards

CARMARTHEN farmers Emma and Neil Rose of Rhosyn farm have been honoured with the Carmarthen Journal ‘Farming Champion’ award. Lee Macgregor, Carmarthen Journal deputy editor, spoke to us about why the couple were chosen...

#FarmingMatters discussed with Ogmore AM

FUW officials and members met up with Ogmore Assembly Member Huw Irranca‐ Davies (pictured left) at Blackmill Sheep Sales to discuss #FarmingMatters. The discussions focused on Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZs), bovine TB, open access,...