Category: FUW News

Planning support for Snowdonia farmers

FOLLOWING the success of a pilot project over the summer to provide planning support, Snowdonia National Park Authority’s development management service has organised more planning surgeries for farmers at Dolgellau, Llanrwst and Bryncir next...

Independent dairy review underway

DEPUTY food and farming minister Rebecca Evans has announced that Andy Richardson, a member of the Dairy Task Force for Wales, has agreed to undertake an independent review of the Welsh dairy sector. The...

Evan is champ again

FUW member Evan Watkin was recently crowned the plouging champion of Wales – for the tenth time. During the Welsh ploughing and hedging championships held near Letterston, Haverfordwest, Mr Watkin of Cefn Coch, near...

Making the most of manures

by Sarah Coe Natural Resources Wales SLURRY, farm yard or poultry manure may feel like a waste as they cost money to store properly and time to spread. But adequate storage allows you to...

Supporting Sausage Week

THE FUW called on people to support their local farmers and butchers by tucking into wonderful Welsh bangers during the annual British Sausage Week last month. In a bid to raise the profile and...

Working together to take dairy industry forward

WORKING together to take the dairy industry forward was the main theme behind a visit to FUW Carmarthenshire branch chairman Brian Richards’ dairy farm at Pontardulais on the eve of the recent Welsh Dairy...

A big ‘thank you’ to Somerset fodder donors

FUW members have been thanked for coming to the aid of Somerset farmers hit by last year’s devastating floods. The union’s efforts were led by Ceredigion county chairman Aled Rees who coordinated the delivery...