Wales

48 sheep stolen from Welsh agricultural university

48 sheep stolen from Welsh agricultural university

Almost 50 sheep are thought to have been stolen from a mountain farm belonging to an agricultural university in Wales....

August 8, 2018

UK meat plants buyer urged to invest in British industry sustainability

UK meat plants buyer urged to invest in British industry sustainability

Irish firm Kepak Group has been urged to invest in the sustainability of Britain’s red meat sector following its acquisition...

August 4, 2018

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

West Wales farmer and entrepreneur wins award for services to agriculture

West Wales farmer and entrepreneur wins award for services to agriculture

A West Wales farmer and entrepreneur has been recognised for his services to agriculture with the Farmers’ Union of Wales...

July 28, 2018

Farming TV presenter honoured for services to agriculture

Farming TV presenter honoured for services to agriculture

Well-known Welsh TV presenter and farming stalwart Alun Edwards has been recognised for his tremendous dedication to the farming industry...

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

£46,000 granted for Welsh Farm Safety promotion ‘milestone’ in tackling the issue

£46,000 granted for Welsh Farm Safety promotion ‘milestone’ in tackling the issue

The announcement that the Wales Farm Safety Partnership will receive £46,000 to promote Health and Safety within the agricultural and...

July 25, 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

Sir Bryner Jones Award: Meet Wales’ most efficient sheep enterprise

Sir Bryner Jones Award: Meet Wales’ most efficient sheep enterprise

A 700-ewe hill sheep farm has been picked for an award celebrating Wales’ most efficient and effective enterprises. As the...

July 25, 2018

Royal Welsh silver medals awarded to 2 society stalwarts

Royal Welsh silver medals awarded to 2 society stalwarts

A total of 12 honorary awards were presented on the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show – including two of the society’s esteemed...

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

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