Wales

Could you have what it takes to win the 2018 Wales Livestock Champion Award?

Could you have what it takes to win the 2018 Wales Livestock Champion Award?

NFU Cymru and NFU Mutual are launching the search to find the best livestock person working within the agricultural industry...

October 17, 2018

Welsh ambition for growth to take centre stage 2018 NFU Cymru conference

Welsh ambition for growth to take centre stage 2018 NFU Cymru conference

One of Wales’ farming unions has said it has ambitions for the country’s agriculture to become a bigger player internationally....

October 16, 2018

North Wales TB testing to be ramped up following ‘unprecedented increase’

North Wales TB testing to be ramped up following ‘unprecedented increase’

The TB testing regime in North Wales is set to be ramped up in herds with contact with those infected...

October 16, 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

£3.6 million TB Excellence Centre to open in Wales

£3.6 million TB Excellence Centre to open in Wales

A new £3.6 million Centre of Excellence for Bovine Tuberculosis for Wales will open at Aberystwyth University later this year,...

October 9, 2018

Welsh farmers to be paid £1,000 to complete benchmarking

Welsh farmers to be paid £1,000 to complete benchmarking

A new £2.15 million benchmarking initiative to help beef and sheep farmers identify improvements to their businesses and prepare for...

October 8, 2018

Welsh decarbonisation proposals criticised over lack of focus on impacts

Welsh decarbonisation proposals criticised over lack of focus on impacts

National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Cymru has warned that the Welsh Government’s greenhouse gas emissions consultation is likely to have been...

October 8, 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

Wales’ Farm Business Grant application window extended

Wales’ Farm Business Grant application window extended

Wales’ farmers will now have an extra three weeks to complete applications for the latest round of the Farm Business...

October 3, 2018

‘Monumental consultation’ launched for Welsh farmers

‘Monumental consultation’ launched for Welsh farmers

The head of one of Wales’ farming unions has pleaded for farmers who want to see a “prosperous industry after...

September 16, 2018

Help Welsh business prosper: NFU Cymru and CBI Wales make joint Brexit plea

Help Welsh business prosper: NFU Cymru and CBI Wales make joint Brexit plea

National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Cymru and the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) Wales have come together in a joint call...

September 6, 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

Search is on for Welsh Dairy Stockman of the Year

Search is on for Welsh Dairy Stockman of the Year

Nation Farmers’ Union (NFU) Cymru and NFU Mutual have once again launched the search for the Dairy Stockman of the...

August 30, 2018

Gorse offered to farmers as animal bedding in Wales

Gorse offered to farmers as animal bedding in Wales

Farmers in Wales are reportedly being offered an unusual form of animal bedding in light of straw price hikes caused...

August 29, 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

£6 million grant announced for Welsh nutrient management

£6 million grant announced for Welsh nutrient management

A new £6 million Sustainable Production Grant (SPG) will open in September aimed at addressing on-farm nutrient management and storage...

August 16, 2018