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£9.2million, 3 projects and 1 improved industry

by John Richards, HCC industry development and relations manager ThIS year at the royal Welsh Show, we were able to announce that we have received £9.2million of funding to deliver the red Meat Development...

Caution over farm rent increases

by Kathryn Williams, land agent at Davis Meade Property Consultants The prolonged cold wet start to the year impacted across all farming sectors and with the dry summer weather dashing hopes of a bumper...

Iconic firm celebrates diamond anniversary

ExporTS are booming as Europe’s biggest trailer maker celebrates two important milestones – its 60th anniversary and the 750,000th trailer rolling off the production line. overseas sales now account for more than 30 per...

Better soil management: Soil biology

by Dr William Stiles, Farming Connect Knowledge Exchange Hub, IBErS, Aberystwyth University SoilS are dynamic, living systems, populated by organisms with a diverse array of forms and life histories. This biological component of soils...

Please stop, think, stay safe

Challenging and changing the attitudes of farmers in Wales – new campaign aims to reduce the risks of life-ending or life-changing farm accidents The Wales Farm Safety Partnership (WFSP), of which the FUW is...

Weather summit welcomed as an important step

The FUW has described a Welsh Government weather summit held at the Royal Welsh Show as an important step in terms of taking action to minimise current and future impacts of the weather on...