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FUW mourns loss of agricultural wordsmith

LAST month we lost one of agricultures well-known and respected farming reporters – Meyrick Brown – who died suddenly at home at the age of 82. He was a regular on the agricultural shows...

Devil will be in the detail

THe FUW has cautiously welcomed the agreement between the UK and Welsh Government on changes to the UK Government eU (Withdrawal) Bill, and now looks forward to positive movement in the detail around creating...

Mental health – we need to talk

The FUW made a commitment at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show in July 2017 to continue raising awareness of mental health problems in rural communities and in line with that commitment, the union is...

Hannah becomes DPJ volunteer

by Anne Birkett, FUW press officer It’s a sunny day as I drive along the narrow lane leading up to a farm in Pembrokeshire, taking in the beautiful countryside around me. I spot a...

Bracken Management day at Llangunllo

POWYS Morland Partnership and the Heather Trust are set to host a bracken management day at Llangunllo, near Knighton in Powys on July 10. The event will start at 10.30am at Llangunllo village hall,...

Farmers urged to get BVD ready

GWAReDU BVD is the three year RDP funded BVD programme for Wales which began in September 2017. A total of £10 million pounds has been made available for the eradication of BVD in Wales...

Union welcomes ban on misleading Vegan advert

The FUW has welcomed a ruling by the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) which bans an advert by vegan pressure group ‘Viva!’ on the grounds that it misled consumers. The advert wrongly claimed that constituents...

FUW COUNTY NEWS

CARMARTHEN Carmarthenshire AGM FUW Carmarthenshire Branch will be holding their AGM on Monday June 11 2018 at the Llanarthney Village hall at 7.30pm. The attendance of members would be greatly appreciated and guest speakers...