Category: News

Mental health – we need to talk

The FUW made a commitment at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show in July 2017 to continue raising awareness of mental health problems in rural communities and in line with that commitment, the union is...

Hannah becomes DPJ volunteer

by Anne Birkett, FUW press officer It’s a sunny day as I drive along the narrow lane leading up to a farm in Pembrokeshire, taking in the beautiful countryside around me. I spot a...

Diwrnod Rali CFfI Sir Gâr

Daeth y nosweithiau hir o ymarfer a pharatoi ar gyfer y Rali i ben i aelodau Ffermwyr Ifanc Sir Gâr a chafwyd diwrnod arbennig o gystadlu brwd ar Faes y Sioe, Nantyci, Dydd Sadwrn,...

New scheme launched for first time sheep farmers

British Wool has introduced a new scheme designed to support producers who have recently entered the industry. Launching for the 2018 season, the scheme will see eligible producers receive 100 per cent of their...

Improving feed efficiency to increase production gains

by Dr Elizabeth Hart, Farming Connect Knowledge Exchange Hub, IBERS, Aberystwyth University RuMInAnT animals have the ability to convert low nutritional forage feed sources into high quality milk and meat products for human consumption....

Promoting scams awareness

by Rebecca elliott, Trading standards officer, Pembrokeshire County CouncilEACH year mass marketing mail scams cause an estimated £3.5 billion worth of detriment to UK consumers. As a result, Pembrokeshire County Council’s Trading Standards team...

The British Farming Awards are back

The British farming Awards are back for 2018,showcasing achievements of farmers working within the uK agricultural industry. After a hugely successful event last year, which saw the awards take part in a number of...

Up your quad bike security

DyfeD-PoWys Police is warning people to make sure security measures are in place to protect quad bikes, in response to a spate of thefts. There were nine reports of stolen quad bikes in April,...

Financial crime: Tips to avoid it happening to you

by Euryn Jones, Regional Agriculture Director, HSBC Financial crime is a threat faced by most businesses, with scams becoming increasingly sophisticated. Fraudsters are increasingly using cunning methods to convince farmers to transfer sums of...