Category: FUW News

Wales – a destination for food lovers

by Charlotte Priddy, FUW policy officer RESEARCH by the New Economics Foundation has shown that for every £1 spent on seasonal, local ingredients, a further 20 per cent of economic activity can be generated....

BVD programme gets under way

as a £10 million initiative to eradicate bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) from Wales’ national cattle herd gets underway, farmers are urged to take advantage of free testing and veterinary support now or face possible...

The next steps for Bovine TB control in Wales

OCTOBer 1 2017 saw a significant shift in the Welsh Government’s bovine TB eradication programme. As expected, the new ‘refreshed’ programme remains heavily focussed on cattle control measures and many of the new measures...

Proof that a viable farming enterprise can work

by Anne Birkett, FUW press officer Tucked away just outside of Haverfordwest in the beautiful Pembrokeshire countryside and just five miles from the coast is Brooksgrove farm. Normally when we think of a farm...

World School Milk Day

THE 18th World School Milk Day is on September 27 2017. Countries around the world celebrate World School Milk day to support the health benefits of school milk programmes. Milk and dairy products have...

Entries wanted for FUW rural business award

The Pembrokeshire branch of the FUW is once again seeking entries for the counties FUW Countryside Business Award, which will be presented to an individual 40 years of age or under, who has developed...

O’r nentydd bach i’r afonydd mawr

AR ddechrau mis arall, mae cyfle i ni gyd edrych nôl ar dymor yr haf prysur arall. Un peth sydd wedi bod yn gyffredin yn sgwrs pawb yw’r tywydd! Beth ddywedwch chi sydd wedi...

Castell Howell Foods open day

Castell Howell Foods in Cross Hands will be opening its doors and will be holding its first ever Open Day on saturday september 16 2017, in support of the Carmarthenshire Royal Welsh agricultural society...

My Dentist reminded me of this

by Alan Davies, FUW managing director Most times when I visit my dentist either for treatment or a check-up, I make an appointment on the way out. I’ve generally got to get ready for...