Category: FUW News

New FUW website

A NEW and fresher-looking union website has been launched by the FUW. The site, which features improved search facilities and a new comprehensive archive for press releases and policy documents, has been redeveloped to...

Crynodeb o gynhadledd Hybu Cig Cymru

Gan Dafydd Williams, cynrychiolydd Sir Benfro ar Brif Gyngor UAC Gyda thywydd tymhorol Tachwedd yn diddymu’r awydd am ddiwrnod o ffensio dewisais drên cynnes y bore o wdig er mwyn mynychu cyfarfod blynyddol Hybu...

Glamorganshire farm student wins union award

THE latest winner of the fUw Glamorganshire county branch’s walter Rowlands memorial award is Luke Morgan of Groes farm, Southerndown, currently studying agricultural mechanisation at wiltshire College. Luke, who has already received a merit...

FUW Somerset appeal top-up

A £500 top-up to the fUw Somerset floods appeal fund has been handed over by Gamallt Concrete Ltd, Cardigan. Llew Rees, the owner of Gamallt Concrete, kindly agreed to donate a percentage from every...

Butchery courses boost for farmers

THE Food Technology Centre at Coleg Menai, Llangefni, Anglesey, is running a series of oneday courses in meat butchery skills that farmers will have to pay just 25 per cent of the full cost...

£20m to help develop campus welcomed

WELSH Government finance and business minister Jane Hutt’s announcement that Aberystwyth University’s Innovation and Enterprise Campus (AIEC) will be the first multi-million pound project to receive substantial backing through the new £2 billion EU...

Conwy farm ventures into new pig meat products

CIG Howatson Meat, based deep in the Conwy countryside at Blaen y Nant farm, Llannefydd, is home to a family business creating award-winning artisan cured meats such as salami and chorizo from homereared pigs...

CAP payments TB warning

FROM next month (January 1) the existing “zero tolerance” crosscompliance rules will be applied to all herds and all types of TB tests notified by a test notification letter from the Animal and Plant...

Sheep and Goat Annual Inventory deadline

FROM January 1 farmers will be required to record the individual tag numbers of sheep tagged before 2010 on the movement document (AML1). Sheep sent direct to slaughter or moved within the same ownership...