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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...

HCC creates new website

A NEW website aimed at trade professionals with an interest in Wales’ red meat industry is now live. The website – http://hcctrade.com/ – was produced following calls for a separate platform for importers, exporters,...

Pembrokeshire farmer elected as chairman

Pembrokeshire farmer John Savins has been elected as the new chairman of the FUW arable, horticulture and cropping committee at a recent meeting.   Mr Savins, 48, who is also the union’s Pembrokeshire county...

Take care when walking in the countryside

WITH the weather improving and the Easter holidays around the corner many people are visiting the countryside to enjoy the fresh air and beautiful scenery in Wales but with lambing in full swing the...

Members get low-down on CAP changes

AN open meeting focusing on the changes to farm payments and the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) was held by the Carmarthenshire branch of the FUW recently.   The meeting at Llanarthne Village Hall attracted...

Report badgers found dead

WITH the warmer spring weather leading to a marked increase in badger activity, the FUW is urging farmers and members of the public to report badgers killed by vehicles to the Animal and Plant...

Cyfarfod gyda ymgeiswyr Meirion Dwyfor

Ar ddiwedd mis Chwefror, trefnodd Cangen Meirionnydd o’r Undeb gyfarfod gydag ymgeiswyr yr Etholiad Cyffredinol yn etholaeth Meirion Dwyfor a daeth nifer dda iawn o ffermwyr yr etholaeth ynghyd. Cafodd ei gynnal yng Ngwesty’r...