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Supporting Sausage Week

THE FUW called on people to support their local farmers and butchers by tucking into wonderful Welsh bangers during the annual British Sausage Week last month. In a bid to raise the profile and...

Working together to take dairy industry forward

WORKING together to take the dairy industry forward was the main theme behind a visit to FUW Carmarthenshire branch chairman Brian Richards’ dairy farm at Pontardulais on the eve of the recent Welsh Dairy...

A big ‘thank you’ to Somerset fodder donors

FUW members have been thanked for coming to the aid of Somerset farmers hit by last year’s devastating floods. The union’s efforts were led by Ceredigion county chairman Aled Rees who coordinated the delivery...

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...