Wales

Over 1000ha of Welsh peatland restored in 2021/22

Over 1000ha of Welsh peatland restored in 2021/22

More than 100ha of peatland was restored in Wales during 2021/2022, according to a new Natural Resources Wales (NRW) report....

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FUW to work with Welsh fire brigade on protecting land from wildfires

FUW to work with Welsh fire brigade on protecting land from wildfires

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) have announced that they will soon start working with the Welsh Regional Fire Services...

August 15, 2022

Rural Affairs minister to visit Anglesey Show today

Rural Affairs minister to visit Anglesey Show today

One of Wales’ premier agricultural shows, the Anglesey Show, returns this week (August 9-10) which is good news for the...

August 9, 2022

Met Office forecasts heatwave for parts of the UK

Met Office forecasts heatwave for parts of the UK

The Met Office has said that a heatwave is on the way for much of the UK, particularly England and...

August 8, 2022

Rhug Estate claims two Great Taste awards

Rhug Estate claims two Great Taste awards

Rhug Estate has won two Great Taste awards for its organic Welsh lamb chops and organic Aberdeen Angus beef rump-steak....

August 7, 2022

Water expert raises drought concerns after dry start to the year

Water expert raises drought concerns after dry start to the year

England and Wales have seen the driest start of the year since 1976 and it has raised concerns that the...

August 4, 2022

NFU Cymru questions council decision to promote only non-dairy smoothies

NFU Cymru questions council decision to promote only non-dairy smoothies

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Cymru has met with Ceredigion County Council to raise its concerns over the local authority’s...

August 3, 2022

NSA sale sees top price of 1700 guineas

NSA sale sees top price of 1700 guineas

The National Sheep Association (NSA) Wales & Border Early Sale saw a top price of 1700 guineas for a Charollais...

August 3, 2022

Pair gear up to break 9-hour British lamb shearing record

Pair gear up to break 9-hour British lamb shearing record

Two British men are aiming to shear over 1,457 lambs in nine hours, therefore breaking the current British lamb shearing...

August 2, 2022

Wales: First Minister to discuss river pollution with farming unions

Wales: First Minister to discuss river pollution with farming unions

Wales‘ First Minister Mark Drakeford is set to meet representatives from farming unions at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Showground today...

July 18, 2022

Met Office issues extreme heat warning

Met Office issues extreme heat warning

The Met Office has today (Monday, July 11) issued an Amber Extreme Heat Warning, as temperatures look to build later...

July 11, 2022

Welsh farm shops urged to up security following burglaries

Welsh farm shops urged to up security following burglaries

Farmers in Wales are being urged to adopt more stringent security measures following a spate of burglaries from farm shops...

July 8, 2022

Wales: Sustainable Farming Scheme proposals published

Wales: Sustainable Farming Scheme proposals published

Minister for Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths has published the Welsh Government’s proposals for the Sustainable Farming Scheme (SFS). The Sustainable...

July 7, 2022

Wales: Consultation launched on BVD-eradication scheme

Wales: Consultation launched on BVD-eradication scheme

A consultation on a proposal to introduce a compulsory scheme to eradicate Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) in Wales has been...

June 30, 2022

Welsh food and drink exports hit record high in 2021

Welsh food and drink exports hit record high in 2021

Welsh food and drink exports in 2021 reached a record high of £641 million, Rural Affairs Minister Lesley Griffiths has...

June 27, 2022

Wales: Overton-on-Dee butcher named Apprentice of the Year

Wales: Overton-on-Dee butcher named Apprentice of the Year

Ben Roberts, a 30-year-old butcher from Overton-on-Dee in north Wales, has been names Wales Food and Drink Apprentice of the...

May 30, 2022

Pesticide users: Deadline to register details approaching

Pesticide users: Deadline to register details approaching

Farmers that use professional Plant Protection Products (PPPs) and adjuvants are being reminded that the deadline to register their details...

May 27, 2022

FUW pushes for the return of Cowbridge Mart

FUW pushes for the return of Cowbridge Mart

The Farmers Union of Wales (FUW) has been at the heart of discussions to bring back a mart to Cowbridge....

May 25, 2022