Category: News

Assembly group on shooting launched

A CROSS-PARTY group has been set up in the Welsh Assembly by AMs to promote shooting and conservation. The group, officially launched at the Senedd in Cardiff, will be supported by the UK’s largest...

Share dairy farming chance

A RARE opportunity to secure a five-year share dairy farming agreement in south Shropshire is being offered by leading regional agents Halls. A change of farming policy has prompted Messrs W D Sykes and...

Royal Welsh elects 2015 president

USK dairy farmer David Morgan has been officially elected as the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society’s next president for 2015. Mr Morgan, the originator of the first robotic milking parlours in Wales and known to...

Vaccinating is money saver

VACCINATING cattle for infectious diseases can be costly but is money well spent, according to a Flintshire dairy farmer. Farming Connect demonstration farmer Edward Morgan has been vaccinating his dairy herd for bovine viral...

Corwen shearer wins personality award

LEADING sheep shearer, Richard Jones of Corwen, has been awarded the popular Lister Shearing Personality of the Year award for 2014. The award, given annually by the British Wool Marketing Board and sponsored by...

Get advice if a fracking company seeks access

by Philip Meade of Davis Meade Property Consultants IF FRACKING gets the go ahead across the UK farmers and landowners should be aware of their rights to compensation if the controversial shale gas abstraction process...

Supply curbs may improve tough times

by Gwyn Howells, HCC chief executive THERE is no denying that 2014 was a turbulent year for red meat producers across Wales. The industry dealt with a fluctuating market for lambs as well as...

Nominations open for 2015 Royal Welsh award

TWELVE Royal Welsh Agricultural Society (RWAS) advisory committees are currently considering who to nominate for this year’s Sir Bryner Jones Memorial Award and the Dr Emrys Evans Award. Sir Bryner Jones was agriculture commissioner...