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Up your quad bike security

DyfeD-PoWys Police is warning people to make sure security measures are in place to protect quad bikes, in response to a spate of thefts. There were nine reports of stolen quad bikes in April,...

Pick-up race gathers pace

Will pick-ups be the “next big thing” after SUVs? The sales figures seem to say so. Whether markets are in decline or weak they, like SUVs, are bucking the trend. And when the likes...

Red Tractor to change Antibiotics Standards

CHANgeS to Red Tractor Assurance (RTA) standards will mean that, from June 1 2018, certain Critically Important Antibiotics (CIAs) can only be used as a last resort on farm. Red Tractor Assurance (RTA) standards relating...

The sun may still shine on us

by Glyn Roberts, FUW president Welcome to the may edition of Y Tir! I’m sure many of you will be able to breathe a sigh of relief now that lambing is either finished or...

LIVE EXPORTS BAN WOULD BE ‘SHORTSIGHTED’

A bAn on live animal exports would be ‘remarkably shortsighted’ given the uncertainty around a post-brexit trade deal and agricultural tariffs, the FUW has said. The UK and Welsh Governments launched a call for...

NEWYDDION SIROL UAC/FUW COUNTY NEWS

GLAMORGAN Glimmer of hope for Cowbridge Livestock Market It appears that farmers in the Vale of Glamorgan can keep a speck of hope when it comes to the livestock market here in Cowbridge. The...

More Shenanigans expected

by Alan Davies, FUW managing director I was at a meeting recently discussing issues around Brexit and the frameworks for the future. It was a pretty serious session, but one word quickly became the...

Rydym yn chwilio am enwebiadau

Rydym yn chwilio am eich enwebiad chi i Wobr Goffa Bob davies UAC. mae’r wobr – er cof am ohebydd y Farmers Weekly, Bob davies, a fu farw ym mis Tachwedd 2009 – yn...