Wales

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

60 years on: Ifor Williams rolls out 750,000th trailer

60 years on: Ifor Williams rolls out 750,000th trailer

Welsh trailer manufacturer Ifor Williams recently celebrated two important milestones – its 60th anniversary and the 750,000th trailer rolling off...

July 23, 2018

£6.5 million 5-year profitability scheme boost for Welsh dairy

£6.5 million 5-year profitability scheme boost for Welsh dairy

A £6.5 million Welsh dairy improvement programme secured by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) will be rolled out...

July 23, 2018

New Welsh whiskey cheese to be launched at the Royal Welsh Show today

New Welsh whiskey cheese to be launched at the Royal Welsh Show today

A new cheese made with a Welsh whisky and aged in a North Wales slate cavern is set to be...

July 23, 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

Letter opposing game shooting leaves Welsh Government ‘serious questions to answer’

Letter opposing game shooting leaves Welsh Government ‘serious questions to answer’

In a dramatic end to the widely publicised Natural Resource Wales (NRW) review of the use of firearms on land...

July 13, 2018

The Dragon roars: Dairy co-op launches membership drive as sales soar

The Dragon roars: Dairy co-op launches membership drive as sales soar

A booming farmers’ dairy co-operative in Wales has launched a recruitment drive for new members to supply milk after posting...

July 12, 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

‘Cautious welcome’ for House of Commons report on Welsh agriculture post-Brexit

‘Cautious welcome’ for House of Commons report on Welsh agriculture post-Brexit

A report issued by the House of Commons Welsh Affairs Committee ‘Brexit: priorities for Welsh agriculture’ has been “cautiously welcomed”...

July 10, 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

Meirionnydd FUW highlights concerns of younger members

Meirionnydd FUW highlights concerns of younger members

Younger members of the Meirionnydd branch of the Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) met the Welsh Government’s head of Future...

July 7, 2018

FUW calls on UK and Welsh Governments to act now as fodder shortages loom

FUW calls on UK and Welsh Governments to act now as fodder shortages loom

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) has called on the UK and Welsh Governments to take action now to reduce...

July 6, 2018

Brexit: AHDB warns farmers to prepare based on the little they do know

Brexit: AHDB warns farmers to prepare based on the little they do know

Brexit will provide Welsh agriculture and horticulture with both risks and opportunities, so farmers and growers, need to prepare now AHDB...

July 6, 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

FUW unveils its vision for the future UK agricultural policy framework

FUW unveils its vision for the future UK agricultural policy framework

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) has issued a discussion document on the need for a UK policy framework which...

July 3, 2018

Glastir derogation granted as hot weather continues

Glastir derogation granted as hot weather continues

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) has welcomed the Welsh Government’s agreement for derogations to be allowed where certain Glastir...

July 2, 2018