Monthly Archive: March 2017

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STEVE HAS HIGH HOPES FOR FUTURE OF WOOL

WELL known in farming circles throughout Wales and the UK, FUW Montgomeryshire member Steve Smith (pictured right) is a former Welsh Sheep Farmer of the Year and has won many accolades for his prize...

TYNNU SYLW: Aelodau UAC Meirionnydd yn trafod effaith drychinebus trethi busnes uchel ar yr economi wledig.

UAC yn galw am adolygu trethi busnes

O EBRILL 1af, bydd nifer o fusnesau’n wynebu cynnydd sylweddol yn eu trethi busnes a bydd hyn yn cael effaith ddinistriol ar nifer o fusnesau gwledig. Mae UAC felly wedi galw ar y Canghellor...

Call for review of business rates

FROM April 1, many businesses will see their business rates increasing dramatically, crippling many rural businesses and prompting the FUW to call on Chancellor Philip Hammond to use his budget to reduce the huge...

HIGHLIGHT WHY #FARMINGMATTERS: From left, Welsh Secretary of State, Alun Cairns, FUW Younger Voice for Farming committee chairman Darren Williams, FUW Montgomeryshire county chairman Mark Williams, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Andrea Leadsom and FUW president Glyn Roberts.

Positive talks

FUW officials have met with Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Andrea Leadsom, and Welsh Secretary of State, Alun Cairns, to discuss the future of agriculture post‐ Brexit. FUW president Glyn...

Why it takes 2 to Tango

FUW MATTERS by Alan Davies, FUW managing director THE old saying of “it takes two to Tango” is well known but I couldn’t help but be reminded of it in recent weeks when I...

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Expert advice on lambing

Lambing is a crucial time for sheep farmers, we asked Brecon vet and co‐opted member on the FUW’s animal health committee, Kate Hovers, to give us some hints and tips on making sure the lambing process...

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Y Byd o Ben y Bannau

gan Lyn Ebenezer CAIFF y miloedd o erwau o dir rhwng Tregaron a Llanymddyfri ei adnabod, o’i gyfieithu o’r Saesneg, fel ‘Y Diffeithwch Gwyrdd’. Mae’n enw sy’n gwrthddweud ei hun. ‘Desert’ yw diffeithwch. Sut...