Category: FUW News

Policy department update

by Gareth Parry, FUW Policy Communications Officer Virtual Working Today is Friday of the Royal Welsh Show week, a day that would have seen the Policy team recuperating after four long days of meetings...

Presidential team of the FUW re-elected

Members of the presidential team of the FUW have been re-elected at a special virtual meeting of the Council of the Union. The Presidential Team is democratically elected by the Union’s farmer members from...

The time is right for me to retire

“I believe the FUW is as relevant today to as it was in 1955 in promoting and safeguarding the viability and sustainability of Welsh Agriculture. Never more so, in my opinion, than in the...

SAF Preliminary Check Letters issued

As Y Tir went to press the Welsh Government had just issued sAF Preliminary Check Letters on farmers’ RPW Online accounts where they believe errors may have been made on the sAF. Farmers have...

Eco-colonialism and our land

by Glyn Roberts, FUW President In recent years, farmers and others in Wales have begun to use the term ‘eco-colonialism’ to describe the attitudes of some individuals and charities to the land we have...

Call for British Wool Covid-19 support

THe FUW has written to economy Minister, Ken Skates, following the news that British Wool has been denied Covid-19 support through the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CIBLs). The Covid-19 pandemic has led to...