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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...

FUW warns new PM of no-deal Brexit dangers

THE FUW has reiterated warnings about the disastrous consequences of a no-deal Brexit, as new Prime Minister Boris Johnson takes on the role of leading the country. “We are absolutely clear, no responsible UK...

Future payments must be capped at far lower level

TENANTS and family farms should be protected by capping future scheme payments at well below the 300,000 Euro rate which currently applies in Wales and by strengthening the active farmer rule, the chairman of...

Inspection costs threaten dairy exports

MoveS to improve and expand the potential for UK exports to China post-Brexit have been hindered following a decision by Defra not to fund inward inspection costs. As part of the export process, the...

ENVIRONMENT GROUPS MUST ENVIRONMENT GROUPS MUST by Glyn Roberts, FUW president The RSPB’s state of birds inWales report, published in by Glyn Roberts, FUW president The RSPB’s state of birds inWales report, published in by Glyn Roberts, FUW president The RSPB’s state of birds inWales report, published in ‘TAK E SHARE OF BLAME’

by Glyn Roberts, FUW president Farmers have hit back at claims over the role of farming in the decline of curlews and other species, saying environmental charities and advisors must take their fair share...