Category: FUW News

EU and UK must pull out all the stops

WiTh less than a month to go before the end of the eU withdrawal period and many areas of agreement reached between the eU and UK in trade negotiations – but the subjects of...

Extension gets cautious welcome

The FUW has given a cautious welcome to the decision to extend the role of the Trade and Agriculture Commission and place it on a statutory footing, describing it as a welcome step towards...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor Letters to the Editor Dear Editor Many farmers are conservative voters or conservative with a small “C” but anyone with a head on their shoulders can see what their agenda is, to...

Ash Dieback – important information

ASh dieback is expected to affect/kill over 90% of the Ash trees in the UK. For context, the Dutch elm Disease during the 90’s killed around 80 billion elm trees, whereas Ash dieback has...

Free sheep scab testing

NeWS that examination of skin scrape samples from sheep showing suspect clinical signs of sheep scab is being offered free of charge in Wales, by the APhA and funded by the Welsh Government, between...

Summary of FUW response to key proposals

BPS payment rates and annual allocation Proposal: To set the Welsh BPS ceiling annually, and provide flexibility for Welsh Ministers to allocate any remaining funding allocated to BPS FUW Response • UK Government should...