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Farmers warned to watch out for fraudsters trying to swindle Basic Payment

Farmers warned to watch out for fraudsters trying to swindle Basic Payment

With the Basic Payment Scheme due to be paid in early December, the Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) is warning...

November 13, 2018

Welsh nuclear firm offers local farmers short of winter fodder free bales

Welsh nuclear firm offers local farmers short of winter fodder free bales

A Welsh nuclear energy firm is offering a helping hand to farmers on Anglesey who are short of winter fodder...

October 11, 2018

FUW mourns passing of former vice president Gwilym Jones

FUW mourns passing of former vice president Gwilym Jones

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) is mourning the loss of its life member Gwilym Jones, who sadly passed away...

October 3, 2018

Calls for Welsh badger cull to be reinstated following English results

Calls for Welsh badger cull to be reinstated following English results

Welsh farmers are calling for the country’s devolved Government plan to cull badgers to tackle bovine TB to be reinstated...

September 19, 2018

Nature Friendly Farming Network Welsh chair resigns over disparity in values

Nature Friendly Farming Network Welsh chair resigns over disparity in values

The Welsh chairman of Nature Friendly Farming Network has said he resigned because of the disparity between the values held by...

September 18, 2018

Wales mourns passing of farming stalwart Meurig Voyle at 93

Wales mourns passing of farming stalwart Meurig Voyle at 93

Tributes have been paid to Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) stalwart Meurig Voyle who has sadly passed away at 93....

September 4, 2018

Mixed response on loan support for Welsh farm businesses

Mixed response on loan support for Welsh farm businesses

A new loan facility to help Welsh farmers who won’t receive their BPS payment on day one has been met...

August 25, 2018

‘No-deal’ technical notes offer little comfort for Welsh farming

‘No-deal’ technical notes offer little comfort for Welsh farming

Technical notes to help the agricultural sector prepare for a ‘No-Deal’ Brexit scenario offer little comfort for the farming sector...

August 24, 2018

Welsh farmers urged to speak out over ‘souped-up Glastir payments’

Welsh farmers urged to speak out over ‘souped-up Glastir payments’

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) is urging all those with an interest in the survival of the Welsh rural...

August 21, 2018

West Wales farmer and entrepreneur wins award for services to agriculture

West Wales farmer and entrepreneur wins award for services to agriculture

A West Wales farmer and entrepreneur has been recognised for his services to agriculture with the Farmers’ Union of Wales...

July 28, 2018

Welsh unions meet Theresa May…here’s what they had to say

Welsh unions meet Theresa May…here’s what they had to say

The two major Welsh farming unions met with Prime Minister Theresa May on the last day of the 2018 Royal...

July 27, 2018

Farming TV presenter honoured for services to agriculture

Farming TV presenter honoured for services to agriculture

Well-known Welsh TV presenter and farming stalwart Alun Edwards has been recognised for his tremendous dedication to the farming industry...

July 27, 2018

£46,000 granted for Welsh Farm Safety promotion ‘milestone’ in tackling the issue

£46,000 granted for Welsh Farm Safety promotion ‘milestone’ in tackling the issue

The announcement that the Wales Farm Safety Partnership will receive £46,000 to promote Health and Safety within the agricultural and...

July 25, 2018

Defra Secretary’s comments welcomed…but more clarity is still needed

Defra Secretary’s comments welcomed…but more clarity is still needed

Comments made by Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Michael Gove that is it “overwhelmingly likely” the...

July 25, 2018

Royal Welsh: Showgoers enjoy constructive discussion with Cabinet Secretary

Royal Welsh: Showgoers enjoy constructive discussion with Cabinet Secretary

Farmers from all over Wales enjoyed a “constructive” meeting with Cabinet Secretary Lesley Griffiths, focusing strongly on Wales’ future post-Brexit...

July 23, 2018

FUW to host Brexit seminar at Royal Welsh Show

FUW to host Brexit seminar at Royal Welsh Show

The Farmers Union of Wales (FUW) is hosting Brexit seminar at this year’s Royal Welsh Show. The event titled ‘Brexit:...

July 18, 2018

Welsh farmers urged to make their voice heard on post-Brexit consultation

Welsh farmers urged to make their voice heard on post-Brexit consultation

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) is urging all farmers in Wales to respond to a Welsh Government consultation on...

July 10, 2018

‘Cautious welcome’ for House of Commons report on Welsh agriculture post-Brexit

‘Cautious welcome’ for House of Commons report on Welsh agriculture post-Brexit

A report issued by the House of Commons Welsh Affairs Committee ‘Brexit: priorities for Welsh agriculture’ has been “cautiously welcomed”...

July 10, 2018