Category: FUW News

Why is there nothing on the Tele?

by alan Davies, FUW managing director For many, many years, decades even, I used to wake up to BBC radio 4, in particular to the Today programme. It was, in my opinion and in...

Thank you for your response

ThroughouT the summer the FuW has been running a campaign, urging farmers and those who rely on agriculture for their business to make their voice heard if they are opposed to the eradication of...

Agriculture should be added to schools curriculum

The importance of understanding how food is produced, reconnecting children with the land and preparing pupils for employment in the modern technical world of agriculture was highlighted recently when FUW education and training committee...

Could you be underinsured?

by Roger Van Praet, FUW Insurance Services Ltd compliance director INSURANCE is an essential business component, transferring risk and providing much-needed financial security. However, for insurance to fulfil its objectives, the cover you purchase...

FUW mourns passing of life member

The FuW is mourning the loss of its life member Gwilym Jones, (pictured right), who sadly passed away aged 89. Mr Jones of Tŷ Cerrig, Llanrhaeadr yM, oswestry, Salop, was a vice president of...

Surveys Quarantine Units

This autumn, the Welsh Government are undertaking a review of Quarantine Units in Wales in order to address some of the issues that arose in the first year. in order to feed into this...

Highlighting concerns of upland farmers

Thank you to Dafydd and Rheinallt Jones of Brynceiro, Ponterwyd and Meilir and Siwan Jones of Tŷ Gwyn, aberhosan for highlighting concerns of upland farmers at a recent special Farmers Guardian farm tour, where...

Don’t bottle up your feelings

World Mental Health day was on october 10 and farmers and those living in rural communities across Wales were reminded that ‘it’s ok to say’ and the FUW is urging them not to hide...