Monthly Archive: November 2016

Members urged to respond to NVZs consultation

THE Welsh Government is currently consulting on the four yearly review of Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZs) in Wales and the FUW is urging its members to respond, given the financial implications imposed on those...

Cymorth yswiriant

gan Dafydd P Jones, uwch weithredwr yswiriant, FUWIS EIN gobaith fel Broceriaid Yswiriant yw cynnig gwasanaeth o’r radd flaenaf i’n cwsmeriaid a drwy roi ychydig o wybodaeth a sylwadau yn y golofn yma fe...

Manteision o fiomas a chynllun Glastir

MAE cangen Sir Feirionnydd o UAC ar y cyd a FWAG Cymru wedi cynnal ymweliad fferm i ddangos sut mae’r cynllun Glastir a’r defnydd o foeler biomas o fantais i fusnes y fferm. Cafodd...

Aldi announcement welcomed

THE announcement made by retailer Aldi to introduce PGI branded Welsh Lamb products in 29 stores in south and west Wales has been welcomed by the FUW, but the union says more commitment is...

Importance of shelf-life

MEAT MATTERS by James Ruggeri, Industry Development Executive, HCC At the recent FUW conference in Builth Wells, my colleague Deanna Leven’s presentation on red meat exports led to an interesting discussion on the importance...

Tenants becoming more discerning over land to let

PROPERTY MATTERS by Kathryn Williams, chartered surveyor at Davis Meade Property Consultants WITH farm rents across most sectors remaining static and land prices starting to slide, the market for let land is not as...

Hydref prysur i Merched y Wawr

MERCHED MEWN AMAETH gan Tegwen Morris, Cyfarwyddwraig Cenedlaethol, Merched y Wawr A WYDDOCH chi y bydd 70 o dylluanod yn y Ffair Aeaf yn Llanelwedd eleni? Nid rhai sy’n dal llygod ac yn codi...

Open day highlights the value of farming

PEMBROKESHIRE businesses have put the spotlight on the rural economy, highlighting how valuable the farming industry is to the local community, at a recent farm open day arranged by the Pembrokeshire branch of the...

Montgomeryshire FUW host positive talks with AM

THE Montgomeryshire branch of the FUW hosted a positive meeting with Plaid Cymru AM for Mid & West Wales Simon Thomas, discussing #FarmingMatters of concern. The meeting was held at Welshpool Livestock Market, union...

Anglesey office turns pink

TO raise awareness of Breast Cancer the FUW Anglesey office turned pink for October. FUW Anglesey county executive officer Heidi Williams said: “Every year nearly 60,000 people are diagnosed with breast cancer in the...