Category: News

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...

The ‘Rural Oscars’ are back!

THE Countryside Alliance Awards, also known as the ‘Rural Oscars’, our gold standard awards are returning for their 14th year and this is your chance to be a part of the highlight of the...

Agroforestry offers numerous farm production benefits

by Dr William Stiles, Farming Connect Knowledge Exchange Hub, IBERS, Aberystwyth University THE practice of agroforestry has been described as a ‘win‐win’ approach to management, as it offers the opportunity for multifunctional land use,...

FUW seeks leading contributor to agriculture

The Carmarthen branch of the FUW is seeking nominations for this year’s FUW – United Counties Agriculture and hunters Society Award for the person judged to have made the most Outstanding Contribution to Agriculture...

Have you got a nomination?

The FUW is once again looking to recognise an individual who has made a great contribution towards the development of the dairy industry and has become an integral part of the dairy industry in...