Monthly Archive: August 2017

Country Comes to Town

A FIRST CLASS family event was held at Carmarthen park recently to raise funds for TŷCymorth Hospice. There were highlights including a steam engine, shearing with commentary, a farrier demonstrating, numerous farm animals including...

Voicing that #FarmingMatters

RHYMNEY Valley beef and sheep farmer Brian Bowen opened the doors to Pencoedcae farm to discuss important #FarmingMatters with Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney AM Dawn Boden. Brian, who is the FUW Policy Delegate for...

Farming lesson

by Anne Birkett, FUW press officer WHERE does our food come from and could farming be a career? Those were some of the questions put to primary school children in Glamorgan. Providing answers to...

Cows hold key to antibiotics of the future

by Huw Powell, Farming Connect Knowledge Exchange Hub, IBERS IBERS research teams are using their expertise in the microbial system of the rumen to identify new antimicrobial compounds, and working with biotech companies to...

Women in agriculture give their view on Brexit

CONTINUED access to a single market, an integrated rural training and education policy and the risks of reduced financial support for farmers are just some of the critical issues facing Welsh farm businesses. These...

NatWest support new entrants to the Welsh farming sector

NATWEST is to offer specialist one‐to‐one support to all new entrants entering the Welsh farming sector. The new programme will see bank customers entering the industry given a face‐to‐face relationship manager, regardless of scale....

Young Farmer Focus

Dafydd Davies, 17, lives at Penbryncoch Farm, Parc, Bala, Gwynedd, North Wales. The Family Farm is an unit of 182 acres plus a challenging mountain farm of 750 acres in Trawsfynydd, they run a...