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Implications of blowfly strike

BLOWFLY strike in the UK results in the opportunistic invasion of living tissues by the larvae of Lucilia sericata (greenbottles), Phormia terrae-novae (blackbottles) and Calliphora erythrocephala (bluebottles). Economic impact The incidence of disease is...

Farming Scholarship deadline looming

WITH just under two months until the July application deadline for 2018 Nuffield Farming Scholarships, candidates are being urged to start their applications now. Nuffield director, Mike Vacher, reminds prospective Scholars that it is...

Is your business ready for a profitable future?

Have you evaluated your farm or forestry business recently? Do you know how it’s performing now and how well it’s likely to perform in a future post- Brexit? Have you done everything in your...

Giving teachers the resources they need

MEAT MATTERS by Elwen Roberts, HCC’s Consumer Executive WORKING with schools to ensure that pupils across Wales have the right information about the role of red meat in a healthy diet is an important part...

Know your rights to compensation

PROPERTY MATTERS by Eifion Bibby of Davis Meade Property Consultants A PUBLIC inquiry into plans for the A487 Caernarfon to Bontnewydd bypass in Gwynedd is scheduled to start on June 13 and farmers should...

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Merched y Wawr ar grwydr!

MERCHED MEWN AMAETH gan Tegwyn Morris, cyfarwyddwraig cenedlaethol, Merched y Wawr WEITHIAU mae’r dywediad “does dim digon o oriau mewn diwrnod” mor wir. ar adegau fel hyn mae yna neges fach yn dod fel atgof...

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Feed efficient ruminants are needed for the future

by Dr Ruth Wonfor, Farming Connect Knowledge Exchange Hub, IBERS, Aberystwyth University To increase livestock production to meet growing food demands, whilst also reducing the environmental impacts of livestock systems, we must strive towards...