Monthly Archive: March 2017

Celebrating Welsh food during FUW breakfast week

FUW’s Farmhouse breakfast week campaign, which aimed to raise the profile of Welsh produce and got politicians, key stakeholders and the general public round the breakfast table to see the important role the food...

Key dates for cross compliance

If you claim the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) and Welsh Government Rural Communities ‐ Rural Development area based schemes, you need to adhere to Cross Compliance rules and regulations. Here are some key dates...

Official opening of new FUW office

FARMERS in Montgomeryshire were delighted to welcome Welsh Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, to officially open the new FUW office in Newtown. The modern new premises are located at Unit...

Young Farmer Focus

FUW member Lee Pritchard, 24, studied at Usk Agricultural College and now farms at Cwm Carno Farm, Rhymney, in partnership with former FUW vice president Lorraine Howells. Cwm Carno is a Hill farm rising...

Tesco – Booker merger a concern

THE announcement that Tesco, the UK’s biggest supermarket group which controls 30 per cent of the UK grocery market, is to buy Booker, the UK’s largest food wholesaler and the company behind Londis and...

New retailer support toolkit

THE Welsh Government’s Food and Drink Wales has launched a new guide to help retailers promote Welsh food and drink. Entitled ‘This is a Celebration. This is Wales’, the toolkit aims to provide retailers...

Trafod dyfodol ffermio ar ôl Brexit

DAETH ffermwyr ym Meirionnydd at ei gilydd yn ddiweddar i drafod dyfodol posib y byd amaeth unwaith y mae’r Deyrnas Unedig wedi gadael yr Undeb Ewropeaidd, wrth iddyn nhw ymuno â’u cangen UAC leol...

Celtic Pride Welsh Beef to Singapore

DISCERNING diners in the Far East will soon be tucking in to premium Welsh Beef following the first shipment of Celtic Pride Welsh Beef to Singapore. The Celtic Pride Premium Beef Scheme was launched...

The perfect Welsh day

A LUCKY competition winner has won ‘the perfect Welsh Day’ as part of PGI Welsh Beef’s Slice of Heaven competition. The Welsh winner from Newtown, Mid Wales, has won a personal guided walking tour...