Category: FUW News

Dear Dafydd

Do you have an insurance related question? Ask FUWIS Account Executive Dafydd – he’s here to help   What tractor can my 16-year-old son drive legally on the road following passing his agricultural driving...

What a fine mess

by Glyn Roberts, FUW president As the blockbuster film stan and Ollie filled cinemas around the country in recent weeks, many of us were reminded of the catchphrase made familiar to generations by Oliver...

The Union: United as One

by Alan Davies, FUW Managing Director Last month we resurrected a long-standing FUW event – the annual Business Conference. such an event hadn’t taken place for the best part of six years – but...

Funding of £240k for Welsh farmers

Farming charity r.a.B.i is working with the Welsh government to provide one-off discretionary grants to farmers in Wales suffering hardship following the 2018 summer drought. The Welsh government has made £240,000 available to r.a.B.i...

Concerns over changes to BSL audit requirements

THe FUW have recently raised concerns with the Biomass Suppliers List (BSL) regarding the recent changes in their audit requirements. As part of the BSL audit process all suppliers are emailed a report which lists any actions required....

Pan-Wales ‘NVZ’ type regulations disastrous

ThE FUW’s Livestock and hill farming committees have described Welsh government plans to introduce a pan-Wales ‘nVZ’ type regulations as disastrous for the livestock industry. Speaking after a joint meeting of the two committees...

FUW Academy discusses Brexit threat to family farms

The West Wales FUW Academy, including the Ceredigion, Carmarthen, Brecon and Pembrokeshire branches, recently discussed a host of #FarmingMatters, including the threat Brexit poses to farming families, when they met with Mid and West...