NFU Cymru

Welsh Brexit consultation: ‘Glaring lack of volatility tools’

Welsh Brexit consultation: ‘Glaring lack of volatility tools’

Members of the  National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Cymru Milk Board met this week to give their initial reaction to the...

August 3, 2018

Welsh farmers voice concerns of ‘lack of clarity’ surrounding public goods

Welsh farmers voice concerns of ‘lack of clarity’ surrounding public goods

National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Cymru’s Rural Affairs Board has voiced concerns around proposals to replace the Common Agricultural Policy in...

August 2, 2018

NFU Cymru tackles the Welsh ‘Hike and Bike’ challenge for charity

NFU Cymru tackles the Welsh ‘Hike and Bike’ challenge for charity

NFU (National Farmer’s Union) Cymru has launched a ‘Hike and Bike’ challenge to raise money for local charity. The event...

July 29, 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

Goat farmer crowned Wales Woman Farmer of the Year

Goat farmer crowned Wales Woman Farmer of the Year

Jess Yeomans, a goat farmer from Llanvetherine near Abergavenny in Monmouthshire, has today (Thursday, July 26) been announced as Wales...

July 26, 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

Meet the 9 young farmers jetting off thanks to a travel scholarship

Meet the 9 young farmers jetting off thanks to a travel scholarship

Nine young farmers from across Wales have financially benefited from this year’s Gareth Raw Rees Memorial Travel Scholarship. A total...

July 24, 2018

First Minister: Unfettered access to EU paramount for Welsh farming

First Minister: Unfettered access to EU paramount for Welsh farming

First Minister for Wales, Carwyn Jones stressed the importance of UK Brexit negotiations maintaining full market access to the EU...

July 24, 2018

‘Brand Wales’ could see post-Brexit boost as public rally behind farmers

‘Brand Wales’ could see post-Brexit boost as public rally behind farmers

A National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Cymru survey, conducted by YouGov, has highlighted consumers’ concerns for the Welsh farming industry once...

July 22, 2018

It’s a wrap: NFU Cymru drives home the farming message

It’s a wrap: NFU Cymru drives home the farming message

Silage bales with eye-catching stickers will pave the way to this year’s Royal Welsh Show. The bale sticker and gate banner campaign...

July 21, 2018

NFU Cymru to stage ‘Brexit and Our Land’ consultation briefing events

NFU Cymru to stage ‘Brexit and Our Land’ consultation briefing events

National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Cymru is urging farmers across Wales to make their voices heard in the Welsh Government’s ‘Brexit...

July 11, 2018

NFU Cymru welcomes Welsh Affairs Committee Brexit report

NFU Cymru welcomes Welsh Affairs Committee Brexit report

NFU Cymru has today welcomed the publication of the House of Commons’ Welsh Affairs Committee report on ‘Brexit: Priorities for...

July 9, 2018

Just a few days left to nominate for Idris Davies Memorial Trust Award

Just a few days left to nominate for Idris Davies Memorial Trust Award

Time is running out for nominations for the Idris Davies Memorial Trust Award, which rewards those who have made an...

July 8, 2018

Dog walking blamed for rise in abortion-causing disease in Welsh livestock

Dog walking blamed for rise in abortion-causing disease in Welsh livestock

Concerns over increasing reports of Neospora outbreaks in cattle have been highlighted at the meeting of the National Access Forum...

July 5, 2018

NFU Cymru launches new bilingual education resources

NFU Cymru launches new bilingual education resources

NFU Cymru has launched its new range of Science Farm / Fferm Wyddoniaeth education resources recently. President, John Davies was...

July 4, 2018

Wales Woman Farmer of the Year: Just a few days left to enter

Wales Woman Farmer of the Year: Just a few days left to enter

Just a few days are left to nominate Wales’ next woman farmer of the year. The competition, which is run...

June 22, 2018

‘Dairy farmers continue to suffer a loss, despite recent milk price increases’

‘Dairy farmers continue to suffer a loss, despite recent milk price increases’

Dairy farmers continue to suffer a loss, with recent milk price increases from processors not going far enough to assist...

September 11, 2016