Category: FUW News

More Words – but what do they mean, again?

by Alan Davies, FUW managing director I’ve written a few times in recent months about Words. Words that have become commonly acceptable, words that are being increasingly used and words that just take on...

Baffled by the Clean Air Strategy

by Glyn Roberts, FUW president Anyone who takes a walk around our beautiful countryside and takes in the breathtaking views, clean air and rejoices in the patchwork of green fields up and down the...

FUW mourns loss of agricultural wordsmith

LAST month we lost one of agricultures well-known and respected farming reporters – Meyrick Brown – who died suddenly at home at the age of 82. He was a regular on the agricultural shows...

Devil will be in the detail

THe FUW has cautiously welcomed the agreement between the UK and Welsh Government on changes to the UK Government eU (Withdrawal) Bill, and now looks forward to positive movement in the detail around creating...

Bracken Management day at Llangunllo

POWYS Morland Partnership and the Heather Trust are set to host a bracken management day at Llangunllo, near Knighton in Powys on July 10. The event will start at 10.30am at Llangunllo village hall,...

Farmers urged to get BVD ready

GWAReDU BVD is the three year RDP funded BVD programme for Wales which began in September 2017. A total of £10 million pounds has been made available for the eradication of BVD in Wales...

Union welcomes ban on misleading Vegan advert

The FUW has welcomed a ruling by the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) which bans an advert by vegan pressure group ‘Viva!’ on the grounds that it misled consumers. The advert wrongly claimed that constituents...