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FUW’s virtual breakfast week a big success

THE virtual farmhouse breakfast week (1 8 ‐2 4 January), organised by the FUW has been a roaring success. The campaign didn’t just raise the profile of local food, its producers and retailers but...

Hazardous areas on agricultural machines

Many agricultural machines have potentially dangerous moving parts, which can cause serious or fatal injuries, below is some guidance on how to stay safe. Before using the machine Before working with any machinery, carry...

European Union Settlement Scheme

THE EUSS is a mandatory scheme in which all residents of the UK with EU citizenship (as well as EEA and Swiss citizens) need to apply and gain either settled or pre‐settled status before...

Plastic collection service

THE collection service for farm plastic has been through an uncertain period with costs continuing to rise. With a new producer/manufacturer led project, it is hoped that much more agricultural film can now find its way through a recycling option rather than...

High quality ewe’s milk for high quality lambs

by Dr Cate Williams, Farming Connect Knowledge Exchange Hub, IBERS Aberystwyth University AS most farmers already know, there is a direct connection between the quality of the ewe’s milk and the quality of the...

Porc Belly Cubano sandwich – give it a go!

FOOD writer and broadcaster‐turned‐restaurateur Simon Wright grew up in Cardiff, and after editing the AA Restaurant Guide and advising on Channel 4 ’s Kitchen Nightmares with Gordon Ramsay, he set up his own farm...

Charity extends outreach and support in Wales

FARMING support charity The Farming Community Network (FCN) has increased the availability of support to Welsh farmers and their families during this period of immense change in Welsh agriculture. FCN has developed and launched...

Be part of the largest ever farming survey

RABI has launched the largest ever survey of its kind in England and Wales, with a target of achieving 2 6 ,0 0 0 responses from farming people. The Big Farming Survey aims to...