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Free testing for sheep ectoparasites

AN examination of samples for sheep ectoparasites is being offered free of charge in Wales, until March 31 2018. The scheme, which is supported by Welsh Government, will aid in accurately diagnosing ectoparasite infections....

Record rise in benefit enquiries for RABI

William’s story “I was a self‐employed farmer, working alongside my father who was in his 70s. I hadn’t really been ill but through the weekend I didn’t feel well and it got worse. I...

Pioneering projects awarded funding through EIP Wales

WITH the growing emphasis on fostering an efficient and innovative farming sector post‐Brexit, European Innovation Partnership (EIP) Wales is offering up to £40,000 to groups of farmers and foresters who want to tackle on...

First Christmas at Llyndy Isaf

Christmas is a wonderful time of yearformanyofus-atimeto relax, put our feet up, spend time with family and friends and indulge in all of the fabulous food on offer. Offices and shops across the country...

2018 Rodenticide purchase guidance

ELEVEN assurance schemes with combined memberships of 95,000 farm businesses will be compliant with the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime for 2018. They are: AIC’s Trade Assurance Scheme for Combinable Crops British Egg Industry Council’s...

Opportunities to work with schools

These days, more than ever, it’s important that young people have a link with farming and the countryside. Over the years FACe Cymru has worked with many farmers in Wales, for instance running training...

Know the signs of Hypocalcaemia

Hypocalcaemia occurs sporadically in 3-crop or older ewes during late gestation (most commonly) and early lactation. It is often observed when ewes are brought down off hill grazing onto improved pastures prior to lambing....

Poultry manure management by Dr William Stiles

Farming Connect Knowledge Exchange Hub, IBERS, Aberystwyth University POuLTRY production is a growing sector of agriculture in the uK, due to the increasing demand for poultry meat and egg products. Poultry manure is rich...