Latest Press Releases

Longest serving FUW staff member retires

22/10/2014 10:15

The longest serving member of the Farmers' Union of Wales staff, Llanrwst-based Gwyn Williams, is retiring at the end of this month after more than 39 years with the organisation.

Gwyn Williams

FUW welcomes retention of TB compensation system

21/10/2014 15:53

The Farmers’ Union of Wales today welcomed deputy farming and food minister Rebecca Evans’ announcement that Welsh TB compensation rates for compulsorily purchased cattle will continue to use the current valuation system.

Brian Walters.

FUW’s Brecon and Radnor day is a first for Westminster

16/10/2014 14:53

Taking Brecon and Radnor’s agriculture, food and rural economy to the heart of the corridors of power in Westminster will be the aim of a Farmers' Union of Wales-organised function next week (Wednesday, October 22).

FUW backs ‘Joint Opportunities Platform’ proposal

16/10/2014 14:39

Delegates at the Farmers’ Union of Wales autumn conference heard how a new ‘Joint opportunities platform’ could pave the way for successful joint farming agreements in the future.

Malcolm Thomas

FUW enjoys successful autumn conference

16/10/2014 13:28

Delegates attending this year’s Farmers’ Union of Wales autumn conference, heard that for joint ventures to work, there has to be trust and mutual benefit in the partnership.

FUW Autumn Conference Panel

FUW members quiz MEP at Flintshire AGM

16/10/2014 12:10

The Flintshire branch of the Farmers’ Union of Wales has enjoyed an excellent turnout of members at its annual general meeting held at the Village Hall in Cilcain on the eve of Friday October 10.

Flintshire AGM

UAC yn cynnal Cymanfa Ganu Diolchgarwch / FUW holds Thanksgiving Gymanfa Ganu

16/10/2014 11:31

Bydd Undeb Amaethwyr Cymru yn cynnal Cymanfa Ganu Diolchgarwch ‘Yr Amaethwyr’ ar nos Sul Hydref 26 yng nghapel Seion, Aberystwyth fel ymgais i godi arian at hosbisau plant Tŷ Hafan a Tŷ Gobaith, sef elusennau dewisedig y Llywydd. / The Farmers’ Union of Wales will be holding a farmers’ Thanksgiving ‘Gymanfa Ganu’ on Sunday October 26 at the Seion Chapel Aberystwyth in an effort to raise money for children’s hospices Tŷ Hafan and Tŷ Gobaith, the presidents chosen charities.

FUW/HSBC outstanding service to Welsh dairy industry award winner revealed

14/10/2014 13:16

Gwynedd farmer Rhisiart Tomos Lewis, who runs a herd of 140 dairy cows with home-bred dairy heifers near Llangybi, was presented with the Farmers' Union of Wales/HSBC award to the person who has made an outstanding contribution to the Welsh dairy industry at the Welsh Dairy Show near Carmarthen today (Tuesday October 14).

Welsh Dairy Show