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Agriculture Bill brings tenancy reform

by Eifion Bibby of Davis Meade Property Consultants SiGNiFicANt changes to agricultural tenancies are included in the government’s 2020 Agriculture Bill which should help improve productivity and assist succession on farms in England and Wales. Following...

Grasscheck GB heads into Year 2

by John Richards, HCC Industry Development and Relations Manager AFtER a successful first year, the industry-wide Grasscheck GB project is now entering its second year of grass coverage monitoring. Wales’ ability to grow grass...

Spotlight on cattle handling

The last few weeks will have been a rollercoaster ride for most of us, with more questions than answers in light of the ongoing Coronavirus crisis, Brexit, the Agriculture Bill, trade negotiations and so...

WEATHER PLAYING HAVOC

by Glyn Roberts, FUW President February has been tough for us as farmers. The weather has well and truly played havoc with us all and I doubt there are many who have not come...

Oil storage regulations – final reminder

Oil storage regulations (OSR) require anyone in Wales who has the capacity to store more than 200 litres of oil for their home or business to install an integrally-bunded tank to a required standard...

Mourning the passing of gifted member Evan R

The FUW is mourning the passing of Union Life Member, evan R Thomas, (pictured right), from Carmarthen, who has been described as one of the most gifted and intellectual since the formation of the...

Planning is key during lambing

by Frances Jones BVetMed MRCVS – a veterinary surgeon qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 2007. In the November of that year she took a position in Aeron Vets and has been enjoying...

As Easy as ABC

by Alan Davies, FUW Managing Director Around this time last year, we held the first staff conference for a few years. It was a success but I’m pleased to say that it wasn’t as...