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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...

Taking a break in a shepherd’s hut

A COUPLE who farm beef and sheep in the north Wales uplands have used the area’s captivating location to introduce a charming dimension to their holiday accommodation offering. With support from Farming Connect’s Agrisgôp...

North Wales cattle caution reminder

NORTH Wales regional TB eradication delivery board chairman Peredur Hughes recently reminded farmers in the region of the importance of considering potential TB risk when sourcing cattle. H e said: “We are fortunate in...

Fertiliser supplies warning

WITH British fertiliser orders some 30 per cent down on the past year and a Road Haulage Association (RHA) prediction of a driver shortage in the first quarter of next year, the Agricultural Industries...