Category: News

Make farm safety a priority

AS we start the new year, the FuW would like to remind its members to make farm safety a priority in 2019. it is encouraging to an extent that the rate of fatal injuries...

Succession – Why, when and how?

by Cate Williams, Farming Connect Knowledge Exchange Hub, IBERS, Aberystwyth University SucceSSion is a vital part of any successful business – securing the right person to take over after retirement. often, businesses are inherited...

County News

ANGLESEY Cyfarchion y Tymor Ar ran swyddfa’r undeb yn Llangefni, hoffwn ddymuno Nadolig Llawen, a Blwyddyn Newydd Dda i chi gyd. Mae hi wedi bod yn flwyddyn heriol, ond mae’r swyddfa bellach ar ei...

Slurry management using separation technology

On-FarM manure management has received growing scrutiny in recent years due to the potential for pollution associated with some poor management practices. Slurry management can pose numerous challenges to farmers, as the infrastructure required...

Award for meat company with training academy

A cAtering butchery and meat processing company, which has established a training academy to grow its own skilled workers, has been named Wales’ Medium employer of the Year. celtica Foods, a division of Welsh...

Improving the fat profile of ruminant products

by Cate L Williams, Farming Connect Knowledge Exchange Hub, IBERS, Aberystwyth University DIeT (alongside genetics) plays a key role in dictating the fat content of meat and milk products. The ruminant diet is rich...

What is the future for agricultural polythene?

he issue of waste plastic is now constantly in the news – but the situation is deteriorating, with many concerned with ‘achieving targets’ and ‘ticking boxes’, while not willing to acknowledge the real crisis...

Agri-tech team for Barclays

BARCLAyS have announced the launch of a dedicated agri-tech team, focused on supporting UK start-ups to connect with the farming community and boost innovation. Last year was a record year for financing in agri-tech,...

FUW COUNTY NEWS

CARMARTHEN Llandysul Show From left, FUW Carmarthenshire administrative assistant Joyce Owens, Paul Taylor and Llyr Jones of Nock Deighton Agricultural and Caryl Haf Jones. The FUW was delighted to meet with Paul Taylor and...