NFU Cymru

Farming unions unite to call for funding reassurances

Farming unions unite to call for funding reassurances

“Welsh, Scottish and Northern Irish farmers and their respective rural economies must not be the losers from a battle over...

November 24, 2020

‘No simple answers to ridding the country of bovine TB’

‘No simple answers to ridding the country of bovine TB’

NFU Cymru has responded to the Welsh government’s statement on the Bovine TB Eradication Programme. NFU Cymru deputy president Aled...

November 18, 2020

‘No-deal’ reports emphasise importance of securing EU trade deal – NFU Cymru

‘No-deal’ reports emphasise importance of securing EU trade deal – NFU Cymru

Following media reports around a “no-deal” Brexit and its potential impact on Welsh farming, NFU Cymru has again stressed the...

November 17, 2020

Date set for NFU Cymru’s Vision for Welsh Upland Farming Conference

Date set for NFU Cymru’s Vision for Welsh Upland Farming Conference

Farmers across Wales are invited to virtually attend NFU Cymru’s Vision for Welsh Upland Farming Conference. The event will take...

November 11, 2020

Farmers offered free testing service for sheep scab

Farmers offered free testing service for sheep scab

NFU Cymru is encouraging Welsh sheep farmers to make use of a new free sheep scab testing service, while also...

November 9, 2020

NFU Cymru to hold ‘Welsh Food and Farming; Moving Forward’ conference

NFU Cymru to hold ‘Welsh Food and Farming; Moving Forward’ conference

Due to be held with a little over 50 days before the end of the Brexit transition period, this year’s...

October 27, 2020

UK beef exports to the US provide new opportunity for PGI Welsh beef – NFU Cymru

UK beef exports to the US provide new opportunity for PGI Welsh beef – NFU Cymru

An announcement that PGI Welsh beef could soon be on its way to the US for the first time in...

October 2, 2020

‘We cannot afford to get this wrong’ – NFU Cymru on proposed Agriculture Bill

‘We cannot afford to get this wrong’ – NFU Cymru on proposed Agriculture Bill

“Politicians’ support for Welsh and UK farming must carry through to sure-fire commitments to protect the industry’s high standards in...

September 27, 2020

NFU Cymru calls for Housing Minister to encourage use of wool in construction

NFU Cymru calls for Housing Minister to encourage use of wool in construction

NFU Cymru has written to the Welsh Government calling for the introduction of new measures to increase the use of...

August 14, 2020

NFU Cymru president delivers video message ahead of virtual Royal Welsh Show

NFU Cymru president delivers video message ahead of virtual Royal Welsh Show

Ahead of the virtual Royal Welsh Show next week, NFU Cymru president John Davies has produced a special video message...

July 19, 2020

Members of UK’s new Trade and Agriculture Commission announced

Members of UK’s new Trade and Agriculture Commission announced

Retailers, farming unions, consumer, hospitality and environmental bodies from across the UK have been named as members of the Government’s...

July 10, 2020

NFU Cymru to run webinar programme at virtual Royal Welsh Show

NFU Cymru to run webinar programme at virtual Royal Welsh Show

With the Royal Welsh Show is going online in light of coronavirus restrictions, NFU Cymru has decided to take its...

July 4, 2020

Truss announces plans for new UK Trade and Agriculture Commission

Truss announces plans for new UK Trade and Agriculture Commission

UK International Trade Secretary Liz Truss has today (June 29) announced that the Government has agreed to establish a Trade and...

June 29, 2020

Farmers warned to remain vigilant to fraud threat

Farmers warned to remain vigilant to fraud threat

Farm organisations are warning members to “err on the side of caution” amid concerns of a heightened threat of scams...

June 1, 2020

Farming unions warn UK Global Tariffs could be ‘negotiated away’

Farming unions warn UK Global Tariffs could be ‘negotiated away’

The UK’s farming unions have welcomed the government’s Global Tariff announcement as a “step in the right direction” but warned that...

May 20, 2020

UK farmers ‘disappointed’ as House of Commons rejects Ag Bill amendment

UK farmers ‘disappointed’ as House of Commons rejects Ag Bill amendment

A farm organisation in the UK has announced its disappointment following the UK House of Commons Agriculture Bill debate –...

May 14, 2020

Other UK nations urged to back financial support for dairy farmers

Other UK nations urged to back financial support for dairy farmers

Farmers’ unions in Scotland and Wales have called for their respective Governments to back financial support for the dairy industry,...

May 8, 2020

Welsh farmers join forces to deliver food message to the public

Welsh farmers join forces to deliver food message to the public

More than 50 NFU Cymru members have united in a video message declaring their commitment to feed the nation throughout...

May 8, 2020