Category: News

Wormer resistance findings explained

A SERIES of meetings has been arranged to discuss important new findings on the levels of anthelmintic resistance on farms in Wales. Overseen by Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC), a project is already underway to...

Taith Ffermwyr Ifanc Cymru i’r Wladfa

YN ystod pythefnos olaf mis Hydref 2014 teithiodd deuddeg o aelodau clybiau ffermwyr ifanc Cymru, i’r Ariannin i ymweld â’r Wladfa, ysgrifenna Mererid Davies (ar ran y grŵp).   Dyma’r tro cyntaf erioed i’r...

New charging regime to use river water for hydropower

NATURAL Resources Wales (NRW) claims the renewable energy sector is set to benefit from its new tiered charging system for hydropower licence applications. This will mean that licence application fees for the smallest hydropower...

Welsh farmers choose online forms for payments

THE number of farmers choosing to complete their Single Application Forms through Rural Payments Wales Online has more than doubled compared with last year, according to the Welsh Government. It said that since February...

Open Farm Sunday 2015 visit Wales

TEN events are listed to take place in Wales during this year’s 10th Open Farm Sunday on June 7. Throughout the UK organisers LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) are targeting a total of 500...

Free Farming Connect IT clinics for farmers

FARMING Connect are rolling out a further series of computer clinics across Wales to provide hour-long, fully funded one-to-one mentoring sessions on computer technology. An hour’s tuition will help each participant develop or strengthen...

Abattoir powered by the sun switches on

AN abattoir near Corwen is now using 120 solar panels on its roof to help power the plant and cut its £2,000 monthly electricity bills.   The G R Evans and Co abattoir Ty...