Monthly Archive: April 2018

Dementia Support

The Dementia Support Service is run by Alzheimer’s Society Cymru. The service provides one-to-one support to people with dementia, carers and family members. The information and support provided is unique to the person’s circumstances,...

When East meets West

What does a spice and coffee farmer from India have in common with a livestock farmer from the Valleys? There may be over 5,000 miles between a livestock farm in the Welsh Valleys and...

Goat farming couple keep countryside vibrant

GoaT farming couple Meg and Damian McNamara of Moat Village Farm, New Moat, Pembrokeshire, have been recognised for keeping the countryside vibrant by the Pembrokeshire FUW Countryside Business award 2017. The award, a £200...

Better soil management: reducing or stopping soil tillage

by Dr William Stiles, Farming Connect Knowledge Exchange Hub, IBERS, Aberystwyth University SOIL tillage is the practice of mechanically disturbing soil in preparation for the growing of crops. This practice is typically employed to break...

Why does Red Tractor farm assurance matter?

It’s a small logo which carries a huge amount of significance. THe Red Tractor appears on food worth more than £14.4bn in retailers across the UK, providing confidence to shoppers that the product inside the...