Category: Farm Safety

Spotlight on cattle handling

The last few weeks will have been a rollercoaster ride for most of us, with more questions than answers in light of the ongoing Coronavirus crisis, Brexit, the Agriculture Bill, trade negotiations and so...

Llamas and alpacas as guards – No prob-llama!

by Dr Cate Williams; Farming Connect Knowledge Exchange Hub, IBERS, Aberystwyth University WITh lambing season in full swing, some farmers may be facing concerns about flock safety – particularly from predation by foxes, unfamiliar...

Top tips for driving an ATV safely

* Make sure all riders receive adequate training * Always wear a suitable helmet * Don’t carry passengers (unless the quad bike is designed for passengers) * Children under 13 years old are prohibited...

‘I’m lucky to be alive’

YOUnG farmer Beca Glyn (pictured right), had a serious accident on a quad bike in March 2018 in which she sustained a fractured skull, neck injuries and major bruising. Although, this Aberystwyth University graduate...

Capital grants for tourism in Wales

by Kathryn Williams, director, davis Meade Property Consultants FARMeRS and businesses in Wales looking to develop a tourism enterprise can receive funding from the Welsh Government’s Micro and Small Business Fund (MSBF) which has...