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FUW Christmas card competition winners

WELSH WINNER: FUW president Emyr Jones presents the £30 gift voucher prize and a £50 cheque for her school to the Welsh category winner of the union’s annual Christmas card design competition, nine-year-old Lucy...

Bee scheme creates a buzz

FARMERS and landowners visiting the Royal Welsh Winter Fair had the opportunity to discuss the benefits of a new scheme to increase the number of beehives in Wales. The Cywain Bee project has been...

Team work clinches enterprise award

GOOD planning, sensible crop management and a top class shepherding strategy led to three young Conwy V alley farmers finishing 50 top q uality Welsh Mountain lambs to win this year’s Farming Connect Farmer...

Carwyn wins business challenge award

PEMBROKESHIRE beef and sheep farmer Carwyn James was announced this year’s winner of the Farming Connect Agri-Academy Business e Innovation challenge at a special ceremony during the Winter Fair. Carwyn (22), from Crymych, was...

Winter Fair Welsh Black champion

P RESENTATION: FUW president Emyr Jones presents the FUW-sponsored award and rosette at the Royal Welsh Winter Fair to the Welsh Black champion Rhuddel Banon Ddu ex hibited by Ian Lewis Gwarcoed Einion, Llanwenog,...

Winter Fair goes with a bang!

SILVER jubilee celebrations, award winning stock, extended opening hours, a record-breaking crowd of over 33,000 and a Royal visit all contributed to the remarkable success of the 25th Royal Welsh Winter Fair. One of...

Christmas jumper day

RAISING MONEY: From left, FUW Anglesey county executive officer Heidi Williams, Pembrokeshire county executive officer Rebecca Voyle, policy officer Helen Ovens, translator Angharad Evans, Caernarfon county executive officer Gwynedd Watkin, finance/agency officer Eirian Lloyd...

OVERDUE TB TEST WARNING

FUW members are being warned that from January 1 all cattle keepers in Wales with overdue TB tests will suffer a penalty against their CAP scheme payment. This “zero tolerance” cross-compliance enforcement for tests...