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Remember hedge cutting regulations

Farmers are being urged to remember hedge cutting regulations to avoid a cross compliance penalty on their BPs payment. FUW Policy Officer Bernard Griffiths said: “most farmers will remember that they are not allowed...

Sustainable Farming & our Land consultation

Transition and Funding The Welsh Government proposes a multi-year transition period. however, given the continuing uncertainty surrounding Brexit, a specific time period has not been specified in the consultation. Future funding Welsh Government says...

Project looking for farmers

FaRMING ONLINE (www.farming.co.uk) are currently working with Liverpool University to develop a better Liver-Fluke forecasting service (updating the Ollerenshaw Method) using satellite and computer modelling to provide more accurate data. Part of the Liver-fluke...

Llanidloes sheep farmer recognised with M&S award

FOuRTH generation sheep farmer, Wynne Jerman, and his family were recognised by M&S at this year’s Royal Welsh Show with a special award to celebrate producers of Welsh lamb. The family picked up the...

Waste Exemptions for agricultural activities

Waste exemptions (as part of waste legislation) apply equally to any sector where waste is handled and agriculture is not considered separately from other sectors such as commerce and industry What do farmers need...