Category: News

Beware of new tax rules

ThE government is clamping down on property investors, which could have significant implications for diversified farmers and rural estates. Secretary and adviser to the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV), Jeremy Moody said: “In...

Tir Dewi supporting farmers

In a year when farmers in Pembrokeshire struggle to cope with the exceptional challenges of an industry in crisis, volunteers are urgently being sought to lend a confidential listening ear. Tir Dewi, an organisation...

Adding value to prime lamb addressed at NSA event

Adding value by maximising the marketplace was the hot topic during an industry seminar held at the recent national Sheep Association (nSA) event in Malvern. Finding ways to improve efficiency in farming practices and...

WELSH PROCUREMENT MUST BE A PRIORITY

by Glyn Roberts, FUW president The FUW has called on the Welsh Government to take the lead in initiating plans for more sustainable and supportive public procurement policies ahead of Brexit. It is within...

FUW SEEKS ASSURANCE AFTER BREXIT VOTE

by Glyn Roberts, FUW President Whilst the FUW supported the UK remaining within the European Union, as a democratic organisation we fully respect the outcome of the recent referendum. It is now critical that...

New CEO for Wool Board

THE British Wool Marketing Board (BWMB) have appointed a new Chief Executive officer. Joe Farren, 44, from Cawood in North Yorkshire officially took over the reins at the Board last month following the retirement...