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Menter Moch Cymru helps pig enterprises thrive

Pig producers ready to take their enterprise to the next level have been taking advantage of a series of butchery courses organised by Menter Moch Cymru (MMC). Tailored to the needs of pig producers...

Who’s who at our Builth Wells office

Catrin Price County Executive Officer How long with the Union? 7th January, this time round, previously worked with FUW from 2007 – 2015 in the Carmarthen office Previous jobs/education? Worked with Wales YFC Home...

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...