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Gwynedd picks up a pair of prizes

THE FUW’s Owen Slaymaker Memorial Award was awarded to Caernarfon county executive officer Gwynedd Watkin at the annual general meeting Mr Watkin and his Caernarfonshire team were also presented with an award for enrolling...

FUW services award for Lorraine

THE FUW’s 2015 internal award for services to the agricultural industry in Wales was presented to Glamorganshire beef and sheep farmer and long standing South Wales special member of the union’s finance and organisation...

Union award for Farm Liaison Service

STAFF from the Welsh Government’s Farm Liaison Service (FLS) were presented with the FUW’s annual external award for services to the agricultural industry in Wales. The FLS is an important point of contact for...

Cyn-lywydd yn diolch i aelodau

LLYTHYRON I’R GOLYGYDD Annwyl gyd aelodau Hoffwn, drwy gyfrwng Y Tir ddatgan fy niolchgarwch i bob un ohonoch fel aelodau am eich cefnogaeth yn ystod y pedair mlynedd diwethaf. Gallaf eich sicrhau nad penderfyniad...

Urge to help shape future

FUW members were encouraged by deputy farming and food minister Rebecca Evans at the union’s annual general meeting (AGM) to get fully involved in shaping the future of agriculture in Wales through the new...

RDP central to tackling challenges

DElEGATEs at FUW’s annual general meeting were told farmers are ideally placed to play a key role in addressing the major challenges of our generation. The union’s outgoing president Emyr Jones warned this could...

AM quizzed by FUW members

MiD and West Wales AM simon Thomas took part in a “Question Time” session during the FuW carmarthenshire branch’s annual general meeting in llanarthne village Hall. Afterwards Mr Thomas said: “i enjoyed taking part...

FUW backs 54-hectare top-up payment

THE FUW has backed the gradual introduction of top-up payments on the first 54 hectares in its response to the Welsh Government’s consultation on Wales’ Basic Payment Scheme (BPS). The option, referred to in...