Monthly Archive: March 2017

Update on Avian Influenza

THE Welsh Government has announced a new Avian Influenza (AI) Prevention Zone, in place from 28 February until 30 April. The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths has confirmed there will...

Testing times for tackling TB

by Dr Nick Fenwick, FUW head of policy IN the late 1960s the Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food was trying to solve a mystery: cattle testing and movement controls had successfully reduced cattle...

Cadw Golwg o Ben Talar

gan Aubrey Davies MAE’R diwydiannau amaeth a bwyd yn debygol o gael eu haberthu ar allor Brexit er mwyn achub y diwydiant ceir a’r farchnad ariannol yn y Ddinas yn Llundain. Rydym wedi clywed...

Why use an insurance broker?

by John Price, account executive, FUW Insurance Services SO you may or may not be aware of this new piece of technology that people are calling the ‘internet’. Basically, it can be used to...

Light lamb market concerns

ARFON AM Sian Gwenllian was reminded by FUW members of the importance of the connection between agri‐environment schemes and light lamb production on the mountains during a farm visit hosted by FUW members Arwel...

Reducing the tender age of farming

PROPERTY MATTERS by Kathryn Williams of Davis Meade Property Consultants WITH the average age of farmers rising, there is now a focus on attracting new and young farmers to the industry. In recent years...