Wales

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

Welsh petition to stop purchase of farmland for tree planting

Welsh petition to stop purchase of farmland for tree planting

The Countryside Alliance has today (Wednesday, May 25) launched a petition calling on the Welsh Government and Natural Resources Wales...

May 25, 2022

Pembrokeshire County Show returns this summer

Pembrokeshire County Show returns this summer

Pembrokeshire County Show, the largest county agricultural show in Wales, will return this summer after two years of adapted events...

May 24, 2022

Welsh farmer fails to improve slurry storage, fined $4,000

Welsh farmer fails to improve slurry storage, fined $4,000

A Welsh farmer has been fined over $4,000 for failing to comply with an order to improve his slurry storage,...

May 19, 2022

Search is on for Wales Woman Farmer of the Year 2022

Search is on for Wales Woman Farmer of the Year 2022

The Wales Woman Farmer of the Year competition has returned after a two-year break due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and...

May 12, 2022

FUW launches manifesto ahead of Welsh local elections

FUW launches manifesto ahead of Welsh local elections

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) has launched its manifesto ahead of the 2022 Welsh local government elections which will...

April 29, 2022

Welsh walkers encouraged to follow Countryside Code

Welsh walkers encouraged to follow Countryside Code

As the weather improves, evenings get brighter and summer approaches, people visiting the Welsh countryside for recreational purposes are being...

April 27, 2022

New measures announced to combat spreading tree disease

New measures announced to combat spreading tree disease

The Forestry Commission has today (Thursday, April 14) introduced new measures to combat the spread of the tree disease Phytophthora...

April 14, 2022

Greater consideration needed regarding Welsh farms – report

Greater consideration needed regarding Welsh farms – report

The overall takeaway of a new report published today (Thursday, April 7) is that greater consideration should be taken by...

April 7, 2022

£227m made available for Welsh rural economy

£227m made available for Welsh rural economy

The Welsh government is making £227 million available for the Welsh rural economy over the next three years, Rural Affairs...

April 1, 2022

UK-wide fuel duty cut of 5p/L from this evening

UK-wide fuel duty cut of 5p/L from this evening

Fuel duty across the UK will be cut by 5p/L, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak confirmed in his...

March 23, 2022

FUW to host ‘women in agriculture’ webinar

FUW to host ‘women in agriculture’ webinar

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) is hosting a webinar on International Women’s Day next Tuesday, March 8. The ‘women...

March 3, 2022

NFU Cymru elect new president and deputy president

NFU Cymru elect new president and deputy president

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Cymru (Wales) elected a new president and deputy president at a meeting of NFU Cymru’s...

February 10, 2022

More cases of Phytophthora pluvialis confirmed in Wales

More cases of Phytophthora pluvialis confirmed in Wales

New cases of the tree disease Phytophthora pluvialis have been confirmed in Talybont-on-Ust, Mynydd Du and Radnor. P. pluvialis was...

February 2, 2022

Rugby legend kicks-off Porc from Wales Week

Rugby legend kicks-off Porc from Wales Week

Rugby legend Scott Quinell is kicking-off this year’s Porc from Wales Week with a cooking masterclass from Hang Fire Southern...

January 24, 2022