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FUW Pembrokeshire office has moved

BOTH the FUW County Office at 3 North Street, Haverfordwest, and the FUW Insurance Services Ltd Office at the County Showground, Haverfordwest, have moved to Unit 4, Haverfordwest Business Centre, Merlin’s Court, Winch Lane,...

Farmers must wake up to changing pesticide rules

WHILE many farmers who use professional pesticides on grassland are aware of the need to protect water, a significant number remain unaware of the imminent changes in legislation to use and apply such products,...

PR director to retire

FUW public relations director Peter Roberts (pictured) has announced his retirement from the post – but he will continue to edit the union’s monthly newspaper Y Tir/Welsh Farmer for the foreseeable future. Sixty-six-year-old Mr...

Action to protect Welsh dairy farmers

CEREDIGION Liberal Democrat MP Mark Williams has questioned Welsh secretary Stephen Crabb over what he is doing to assist the Welsh dairy industry. The dairy industry is under pressure from a combination of rising...

Another blow for Welsh farmers

THE announcement by dairy co-operative First Milk, to defer payment for milk and to increase member capital contributions, is yet another setback for a Welsh dairy sector which is already reeling from a period...

Government support a must

THE UK dairy industry needs unstinting Government support during 2015 to realise its full potential and successfully overcome the effects of the current market volatility, Dairy UK chairman Billy Keane has said. In his...