Monthly Archive: April 2018

Dangers of AOR in Wales

by Dr Hazel Wright, FUW senior policy officer EarliEr this month, i was given the opportunity to highlight the impracticalities and detrimental ‘collateral consequences’ of establishing an animal Offenders register (aOr) for livestock in...

FUW launch ‘Fair Farm Funding’ campaign

The FUW has launched its ‘Fair Farm Funding’ campaign to highlight the urgent need for the UK Government to clarify funding for the sector in Wales, at its Grand Council meeting in Aberystwyth. The...

TB facts and figures update

On October 2017, the Welsh Government introduced the latest measures aimed at tackling bovine TB in Welsh cattle, splitting Wales into five different regions, according to disease levels, each with different rules for cattle...

PROPERTY MATTERS

£6m funding for young farmers by Kathryn Williams of Davis Meade Property Consultants The Welsh Government has announced that £6 million worth of funding will be available to young farmers to help develop their...

Meat Matters

21 years of Scholarship success – could you be next? by James Ruggeri, HCC Industry Development Executive IN many countries around the world, turning 21 is an important and prestigious milestone in one’s life;...

MERCHED MEWN AMAETH Sefyllfa druenus

gan Tegwen Morris, cyfarwyddwraig cenedlaethol, Merched y Wawr Mae yna sefyllfa druenus yn ein wynebu yng Nghefn Gwlad Cymru. Mae y ffaith fod gwasanaethau yn cael eu tynnu oddi arnom heb ymgynghoriad na thrafodaeth...

Children and public safety

Every year children are killed during agricultural work activities. People often believe that farm children understand farm risks, but most children who die in farm incidents are family members. A few straightforward steps, and...

‘Saving lives and livelihoods’

Welsh farmers are being urged to attend farm safety awareness workshops to reduce the risks to life and limb. In the last ten years, 388 farmers, their family members or farm workers have been...