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Badger vaccinationg rant available

A BADGER vaccination grant has been made available by Welsh Government. The grant is available to farmers, landowners and other organisations. The injectable vaccine for badgers is available for privately funded use in Wales...

Water abstractionlaw h as ch ang ed

IF you abstract water and were previously exempt from needing a licence under the Water Resources Act 1991, the law has changed and you may need to apply for an abstraction licence since January...

Defin itive 4x4s ren ewed

by Huw Thomas, vice chairman, Welsh Motoring Writers IF a good pedigree is the result of sound heredity and careful husbandry then the new Suzuki Jimny and Jeep Wrangler are a case in point....

TARIFF AND CONTINGENCY PLANS WELCOMED, BUT…

ThE FUW has welcomed the revelation by Minister George Eustice that plans were afoot to help compensate the sheep sector if a no-deal Brexit led to a collapse in prices, as is anticipated. The...

Dear Dafydd

Do you have an insurance related question? Ask FUWIS Account Executive Dafydd – he’s here to help   What tractor can my 16-year-old son drive legally on the road following passing his agricultural driving...

What a fine mess

by Glyn Roberts, FUW president As the blockbuster film stan and Ollie filled cinemas around the country in recent weeks, many of us were reminded of the catchphrase made familiar to generations by Oliver...

The Union: United as One

by Alan Davies, FUW Managing Director Last month we resurrected a long-standing FUW event – the annual Business Conference. such an event hadn’t taken place for the best part of six years – but...

FAQs during lambing season

With lambing season in full swing, Thomas Searle, a five year graduated farm only vet working for South Wales Farm Vets based near Llantrisant, answers some frequently asked questions he gets asked over the lambing...