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Rural Watch demonstration

A RECENT Rural Watch demonstration and information event gave FUW Glamorganshire members an insight into the latest developments in rural crime prevention.   The demonstration was held at FUW Glamorganshire county executive officer Rachel...

FUW highlights impact of liver fluke

THE FUW put the spotlight on liver fluke during last month’s NSA Welsh Sheep event at Kerry, Newtown, to highlight the most recent research aiming to protect sheep from this parasite.   “Liver fluke...

Crowds flock to wool event

THE 10th anniversary year proved the best ever for the annual wool and natural fibre extravaganza Wonderwool Wales held at the Royal Welsh Showground recently.   The event attracted wool and fibre fans from...

Goshen Project puts focus on bovine TB

THE Goshen Project – a Christian-based project set up in 2013 to allow farmers in Wales to seek spiritual solutions to farming problems – attempts to create a “complete covering of prayer” for farms...

Surveys for Mid Wales

PROPERTY MATTERS by Kathryn Lewis of Davis Meade Property Consultants FARMERS and landowners in the path of the controversial Mid Wales Connection linking wind farms in the region to a power station in Shropshire...

HCC scholarship aims to broaden horizons

MEAT MATTERS DO you posses a passion for red meat, an appetite for adventure and a desire to discover more? If so, Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC) can offer a unique opportunity to satisfy all...

Rural crime in North Wales falls

RURAL crime in North Wales has been “slashed” by two-thirds since the introduction of a special police taskforce 18 months ago. The dedicated team was set up by North Wales Police at the request...

Red meat adventure scholarship

INDIVIDUALS possessing a passion for red meat and an appetite for adventure are being invited to apply for Hybu Cig Cymru’s (HCC) livestock scholarship. To qualify for funding of up to £3,500, applicants must...

Strong demand for British wool continues

THE upcoming wool season will see overall payments to producers at similar levels to the 2014 season, with slight increases within specific types and breeds, British Wool Marketing Board (BWMB) chief executive officer Ian...