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Postal services threat concern

THE FUW has expressed its concerns for the future of UK-wide postal services to a Westminster Government inquiry into competition in the postal sector and the Universal Service Obligation (USO). FUW director of agricultural...

West Wales MP calls dairy meeting

FUW members are invited to attend a meeting this month called by Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire MP Simon Hart to discuss issues facing dairy farmers in his constituency. The meeting will be held...

Issues raised at Denbigh AGM

TOPICS ranging from the future of the Euro, the UK interest rate, the prospects for the red meat industry and a new Defra initiative for upland farming were discussed by an excellent turnout of...

FUW brings farmyard to Gwledd Conwy Feast again

AN exhibition of live farm animals at one of Wales’ biggest festivals Gwledd Conwy Feast was once again organised by the Farmers’ Union of Wales Caernarfonshire branch. The festival, that took place recently within...

Farmers must take action

By Eifion Bibby Davis Meade Property Consultants FURTHER details have emerged on the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) in Wales which comes in force next month (January) and farmers should take action now if they...

Breaking tradition this Christmas

by Gwyn Howells HCC chief executive DO you have a string of Christmas parties to attend this year? Are you likely to be tired of turkey and all the trimmings before Santa makes his...

Boxing clever with a £2m expansion

A £2 MILLION expansion project by Pembrokeshire- based potato growers Puffin Produce Ltd is proving good for the local economy and the environment. The Welsh farmerowned business is adding a new cold storage facility...

Boost for Welsh rural not-spots

VODAFONE UK has revealed three rural communities across Wales are among the first mobile not-spot locations to receive 3G coverage under its Rural Open Sure Signal programme. Corris in Meirionnydd, Bryneglwys (Denbighshire) and Moylegrove...

£ 1m sheep project website opens

A NEW website which aims to help give sheep farmers a boost to their business is now live. The website is an essential part of a near £1m project run by Hybu Cig Cymru...