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CHRISTMAS CARD DESIGN WINNERS: Savanna George and Caleb Vater receiving their prizes from FUW deputy president Brian Thomas (left) and FUW president Glyn Roberts on the FUW stand during the Winter Fair.

Showcasing our industry

THE FUW enjoyed a very successful Royal Welsh Winter Fair and it truly was a fantastic event, showcasing all that is great and good about our industry. The Livestock on show were prime examples...

LAUNCH: From left, Welsh Government Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths AM, Managing director of water services at Welsh Water, Ian Christie and Chair of the Natural Resources Wales Board, Diane McCrea

Dŵr Cymru Pestsmart launch

A NEW public awareness campaign which encourages people to consider ‘smarter’ ways of weed, pest and disease control that do not impact on people, water or wildlife, was launched on the FUW stand at...

BREXIT SEMINAR: FUW president Glyn Roberts, Harper Cymru Chairman Sean Jeffreys, Dr Helena Bird and FUW head of policy Dr Nick Fenwick with students from Harper Adams University.

Harper Cymru students join FUW for Brexit seminar

STUDENTS from Harper Adams University’s Harper Cymru Committee joined the FUW for a seminar on the possible implications of Brexit for agriculture. Speaking at the seminar, held at the Royal Welsh Winter Fair, were...

Summary of Winter Fair 2016 results

Cattle Supreme Champion Tip Top, a Limousin x Charolais X, Mr Blair M Duffton and Miss Rebecca Stuart of Huntly, Aberdeenshire. Sold for £4,000 to B & T Kitson Ltd from Hutton, North Yorkshire....

Young Farmer Focus

Caryl Hughes, 26, and her family – parents – Rheinallt and Liz and brother Iwan, 22, farm 980 acres at Tu Hwnt i’r Afon, Llanarmon DC, Oswestry. The family will be lambing around 1,800...

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‘Tup 1 Ewe’ gathering momentum

NATIONAL farming charity, The Addington Fund, reports that its new, ground‐breaking initiative to help raise vital funds for farmers in need is off to a flying start. Launched in September, the new scheme ‐...

FCN seeks new regional director for Wales

FOLLOWING the retirement of the previous incumbent, FCN is seeking a new regional director for Wales. FCN (The Farming Community Network) is a national, multi‐denominational Christian charity providing practical and pastoral support to farming...

Mary braving the shave for cancer charity

MARY Richards, assistant head of land‐based studies at Coleg Sir Gâr will be losing her locks this month as she undergoes the clippers in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Normally more used to shearing...