Monthly Archive: May 2017

A red meat adventure awaits!

by James Ruggeri, HCC’s industry development executive ARE you passionate about the red meat sector and keen to see it develop in line with global market trends and consumer demands? Hybu Cig Cymru –...

Ymlaen i’r haf a’i heulwen braf

gan Tegwen Morris, cyfarwyddwraig cenedlaethol, Merched y Wawr Mae haul yn codi calon, yn dod a gwên i’r wyneb, yn ein gwneud yn bobl fwy cymdeithasol ac yn sicrhau tyfiant yn y tir. Mae’r...

Students get a year in industry

ABERYSTWYTH University’s Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) has developed a new course option that allows students to gain an invaluable year of work experience with high profile employers. A four year course...

Young Farmer Focus

FUW Ceredigion member Helen Howells, 32, farms with her husband, Peter, on a 220 acre family-run beef and sheep unit near Lampeter, Ceredigion. They specialise in breeding pedigree livestock under the Gwenog and Pedr...

Look out for calf diphtheria

Cause results from abrasions in the mouth with secondary infection by the bacterium Fusobacterium necrophorum an outbreak of disease in dairy calves is typically traced to unhygienic conditions with dirty feeding equipment Lesions may...

Potential sources of protein for animal feed: Insects

by Dr William Stiles, Farming Connect Knowledge Exchange Hub, IBERS, Aberystwyth University THE demand for meat and animal products globally is increasing due to shifts in the pattern of meat consumption in developing countries,...