Monthly Archive: January 2017

Summary of Winter Fair 2016 results

Cattle Supreme Champion Tip Top, a Limousin x Charolais X, Mr Blair M Duffton and Miss Rebecca Stuart of Huntly, Aberdeenshire. Sold for £4,000 to B & T Kitson Ltd from Hutton, North Yorkshire....

Young Farmer Focus

Caryl Hughes, 26, and her family – parents – Rheinallt and Liz and brother Iwan, 22, farm 980 acres at Tu Hwnt i’r Afon, Llanarmon DC, Oswestry. The family will be lambing around 1,800...

‘Tup 1 Ewe’ gathering momentum

NATIONAL farming charity, The Addington Fund, reports that its new, ground‐breaking initiative to help raise vital funds for farmers in need is off to a flying start. Launched in September, the new scheme ‐...

FCN seeks new regional director for Wales

FOLLOWING the retirement of the previous incumbent, FCN is seeking a new regional director for Wales. FCN (The Farming Community Network) is a national, multi‐denominational Christian charity providing practical and pastoral support to farming...

Mary braving the shave for cancer charity

MARY Richards, assistant head of land‐based studies at Coleg Sir Gâr will be losing her locks this month as she undergoes the clippers in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Normally more used to shearing...