NFU Cymru

NFU Cymru welcomes news of £238m in BPS payments

NFU Cymru welcomes news of £238m in BPS payments

NFU Cymru has warmly welcomed the announcement from the Minister for Rural Affairs that BPS (Basic Payment Scheme) payments to...

December 23, 2021

Farming unions highlight need for EU-UK relationship

Farming unions highlight need for EU-UK relationship

Four UK farming unions have today (Friday, December 3) highlighted the importance of building a new relationship with the EU...

December 3, 2021

NFU Cymru to host virtual seminar ahead of COP26 summit

NFU Cymru to host virtual seminar ahead of COP26 summit

The National Farmers’ Union Wales (NFU Cymru) will host a virtual seminar on Wednesday, October 13, to discuss themes of climate...

September 30, 2021

NFU Cymru welcomes intentions to continue with BPS until 2023

NFU Cymru welcomes intentions to continue with BPS until 2023

NFU Cymru has welcomed the announcement from the Minister for Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, of her intention to continue with...

September 21, 2021

Banning live exports is a ‘major blow’ – NFU Cymru

Banning live exports is a ‘major blow’ – NFU Cymru

National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Cymru says it is a ‘major blow’ that the Welsh government has decided to ban the...

August 20, 2021

NFU Cymru welcomes future funding intentions for BPS

NFU Cymru welcomes future funding intentions for BPS

NFU Cymru has welcomed positive comments from the Minister for Rural Affairs regarding future funding for Welsh farmers. In response...

June 24, 2021

Farming unions warn of rising dairy production costs and unstable milk prices

Farming unions warn of rising dairy production costs and unstable milk prices

The UK farming unions are warning that the dairy industry is facing an extremely challenging year on the back of...

June 3, 2021

Australia FTA: UK Government report warned deal would drop UK farm output

Australia FTA: UK Government report warned deal would drop UK farm output

May 22, 2021

The next few years will be a ‘defining period for farming’ – NFU Cymru

The next few years will be a ‘defining period for farming’ – NFU Cymru

NFU Cymru president John Davies has offered his congratulations to all those who have just been elected to the Welsh...

May 10, 2021

NFU Cymru to host national Senedd election hustings event

NFU Cymru to host national Senedd election hustings event

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Cymru is inviting its membership across Wales to join its virtual national hustings event on...

April 24, 2021

NFU Cymru raises concerns of illegal dumping of untreated sewage after Panorama documentary

NFU Cymru raises concerns of illegal dumping of untreated sewage after Panorama documentary

NFU Cymru has written to the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, to express its concerns after...

April 14, 2021

NFU Cymru set to launch legal challenge over ‘damaging’ NVZ regulations

NFU Cymru set to launch legal challenge over ‘damaging’ NVZ regulations

NFU Cymru is to launch a legal challenge against the Welsh government’s new rules to control agricultural pollution, having previously...

April 7, 2021

White Paper policy proposals do not match industry’s ambition – NFU Cymru

White Paper policy proposals do not match industry’s ambition – NFU Cymru

“The Welsh government’s future policy proposals do not share NFU Cymru’s ambition and vision for the sustainable growth of the...

March 26, 2021

NFU Cymru welcomes ‘fairer’ red meat levy distribution

NFU Cymru welcomes ‘fairer’ red meat levy distribution

NFU Cymru has welcomed news that the red meat levy bodies in Wales, England and Scotland have agreed a redistribution...

March 22, 2021

NFU Cymru has expressed ‘profound disappointment’ on water regulation vote

NFU Cymru has expressed ‘profound disappointment’ on water regulation vote

NFU Cymru has expressed profound disappointment that a vote on a motion to annul all-Wales NVZ regulations was narrowly lost...

March 4, 2021

NFU Cymru questions lawfulness of new water quality regulations

NFU Cymru questions lawfulness of new water quality regulations

NFU Cymru’s lawyers have written to the Welsh government to question the lawfulness of the decision to introduce new water...

March 3, 2021

Consultation proposals will cause ‘significant disruption to livestock transportation’

Consultation proposals will cause ‘significant disruption to livestock transportation’

NFU Cymru has said that many proposals within the Welsh government and Defra’s Welfare in Transport consultation will cause significant...

March 1, 2021

Welsh farming unions raise concerns about future direction of Welsh agri policy

Welsh farming unions raise concerns about future direction of Welsh agri policy

The Welsh farming unions and Wales YFC have written to the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs to express...

February 10, 2021