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Hill farmers forced to foot fencing costs, AM claims

WELSH hill farmers could find themselves for the first time footing the bill for repairing hundreds of miles of forestry fences, claims Welsh Conservatives leader Andrew R T Davies. This follows Natural Resources Wales’...

Support for Wales’ growing organic sector

ORGANIC producers in Wales are being given an extra boost to help develop the country’s growing organic sector thanks to a new initiative from certification body Organic Farmers & Growers (OF&G). OF&G Cymru will...

Welsh MP raises plight of dairy in Parliament

CEREDIGION MP Mark Williams raised the plight of dairy farmers in the St David’s Day Debate in Parliament last month. Speaking in the Commons, Mr warned that the crisis facing the dairy industry ‘cannot...

Prys is HCC’s new head of operations

FORMER Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC) employee Prys Morgan has been appointed the organisation’s new head of operations. “I am delighted to announce that Prys is taking up this new and exciting role with HCC,”...

Italians savour taste of Welsh Lamb

WELSH Lamb was flavour of the month for Italians at home and abroad during March. It was enjoyed by London’s Italian community during a gala dinner prepared for over 100 guests when celebrity chef...

New chairman appointed

ANGLESEY farmer Peredur Hughes has been reappointed as chairman of the Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Group to run from April 7 this year to May 31 2018. The Welsh Government launched the...

UAC Dinbych yn cyflwyno siec i CFfI

  CYFLWYNIAD: Cadeirydd cangen sir Ddinbych o UAC John Roberts yn cyflwyno siec ar ran yr undeb i Llio Jones, Cadeirydd CFfI Clwyd ac enillwyr cystadleuaeth Siarad Cyhoeddus Cymraeg a Saesneg yng Ngherrig y...

Spring farm walks to help improve grassland

LIVESTOCK farmers can find out how to achieve top performance from grassland at two farm walks in Flintshire and Gloucestershire this month. The “Forage Field – Milking Grass for Profit” Spring Farm Walks have...