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Leave animal rescues to the fire service

SOUTH Wales Fire and Rescue Service (SWFRS) has launched a bid to raise awareness among the farming community about trying to deal with animal rescues by themselves. SWFRS warns this can sometimes lead to...

Clwyd YFC field day results

RESULTS of Clwyd YFC’s recent Field Day at Ruthin Livestock Market were: Junior stockman – Dafydd Jones, Ruthin; senior stockman – Harri Kynaston, Uwchaled; junior stock team – Ruthin; senior stock team – Treuddyn....

Clwyd yn llwyddiannus

CYNHALIWYD Eisteddfod Mudiad y Ffermwyr Ifanc Cymru ym Mhontrhydfendigaid yn ddiweddar lle bu cystadlu brwd iawn o safon uchel. Ffederasiwn Ceredigion oedd yr enillwyr ar ddiwedd y cystadlu ond bu aelodau CFfI Clwyd yn...

Radnor member is best lamb producer

GWEN Samuel of Aberedw YFC in Radnor bred the champion lambs in the recent Wales YFC best prime lamb producer competition sponsored by Dunbia at the Royal Welsh Winter Fair. The reserve champion was...

RWAS chief wins Nuffield Scholarship

THE Royal Welsh Agricultural Society (RWAS) recently announced the 2015 Royal Welsh Scholar is Aled Davies from Dryslwyn, near Llandeilo, whose chosen research topic is “Alternatives to antibiotics in agriculture”. The society also revealed...

Elin is new youth forum chairman

THE recent annual Wales YFC youth forum annual general meeting weekend included a trip to The Welsh Venison Centre at Bwlch near Crickhowell, where members had a tour of the farm and saw how...

Brecknock YFC competitions

BRECKNOCK YFC federation has had a busy few weeks of competitions and events recently. A pub quiz took place at Gwernyfed rugby club where 11 junior teams and 11 senior teams entered. Quiz masters...