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WEATHER PLAYING HAVOC

by Glyn Roberts, FUW President February has been tough for us as farmers. The weather has well and truly played havoc with us all and I doubt there are many who have not come...

NEW YEAR MESSAGE FROM FUW PRESIDENT

by Glyn Roberts, FUW president As I write this year’s New Year Message, there are just over 100 days before we leave the European Union, and, based on events over recent days, there is...

FUW OUTLINES KEY ASK TO PRIME MINISTER

FUW President Glyn Roberts took the opportunity to highlight the priorities for the next UK Government when he met Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the Royal Welsh Winter Fair and presented him with a...

CASH BOOST FOR SCOTLAND IS POLITICAL GAME PLAYING

thE announcement that scottish farmers will benefit from £160 million as a top up payment from the UK Government, as well as a £51.4m boost in convergence funding, has been slammed as political game...

Are we entering the End-Game?

by Glyn Roberts, FUW President It’s October and it’s the month that the Prime Minister has said that the United Kingdom will leave the European Union “Do or Die”. that would suggest that for many...

FUNDING SUPPORT FOR FARM BUSINESSES WELCOMED

NEWS that the existing Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) payment window of December 2 2019 until June 30 2020 will be maintained, and a BPS Loan Scheme for farmers who don’t receive their first payment...