Monthly Archive: January 2021

Online lobby tool following cuts to rural funding

The FUW is urging farmers and members of the public to use an online tool to lobby Welsh politicians over cuts to Wales’ agriculture and rural development budget announced by the UK Chancellor on...

Reaction to Agriculture (Wales) White Paper

The FUW has reacted to the release of the Welsh Government’s Agriculture (Wales) White Paper, which outlines plans for the future of Welsh agricultural support and regulation, saying the paper does little to reduce...

Sheep sector support

According to the UK Government, the barley and sheep sectors are the most vulnerable agricultural markets when it comes to the impacts of a no-deal Brexit – because these sectors export so much to...

Policy Department Update

by Gareth Parry, FUW Policy Communications Officer B-Day 1652 days since the Brexit referendum vote in June 2016, Brexit-day will have finally passed by the time this paper arrives on your doorstep, but somewhat...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, The recent betrayal of Welsh Agriculture support by the government (Y Tir December issue) also comes at a time when there is a major refocus of Agriculture from direct payments to paying...

Cig oen Cymreig ar ei orau

TRA bod y mwyafrif o ffermwyr yn gweld eu swyddogaeth fel magu a pharatoi stoc o safon uchaf ar gyfer y farchnad fyw neu yn uniongyrchol i’r lladd-dy, mae Sion Ifans, Cadeirydd UAC Sir...

Y chwiban olaf

Ar ddechrau blwyddyn newydd, nid wyf yn mynd i’ch cyfarch gyda’r Blwyddyn Newydd Dda traddodiadol, ond yn hytrach rwyf am ddymuno Blwyddyn Newydd Well i chi, ac ar ôl 2020, mae’r gair gwell yn...