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Glamorganshire farm student wins FUW award

27/11/2014 13:25

THE latest winner of the Farmers' Union of Wales Glamorganshire county branch's Walter Rowlands memorial award is Luke Morgan of Groes Farm, Southerndown, currently studying agricultural mechanisation at Wiltshire College.

Walter Rowlands award

Air ambulance lands FUW Glamorganshire cheque

27/11/2014 13:10

A CHEQUE for just over £1,000 from the proceeds of a wooden horse race night on Farmers' Union of Wales Glamorganshire county member Lorraine Howells' Rhymney farm has been presented to Wales Air Ambulance.

Air Ambulance cheque presentation

FUW highlights concerns over exclusion of grazed woodland

27/11/2014 10:37

THE Farmers’ Union of Wales has written to newly-appointed EC Agricultural Commissioner Phil Hogan asking for rules which will exclude large tracts of land with trees on from eligibility under the new Basic Payment Scheme.

FUW Christmas card boost for charities

20/11/2014 16:54

The Farmers’ Union of Wales president’s chosen charities - Tŷ Hafan and Tŷ Gobaith children’s hospices - will be the big winners thanks to the union’s annual children’s competition to design a Christmas card with a farming theme that once again attracted hundreds of entries.

Welsh winning design

FUW welcomes positive first meeting with natural resources minister

19/11/2014 12:45

The Farmers’ Union of Wales has described a first meeting with natural resources minister Carl Sargeant today as extremely positive.

Glyn Roberts

Farmers urged to register for training before deadline

17/11/2014 15:55

The Farmers' Union of Wales is urging farmers to ensure they make the most of the funding available for training under the current Rural Development Plan before it closes to new applications on Friday of next week (November 28).

FUW leader welcomes £3.2m boost for Welsh red meat

17/11/2014 12:43

A project worth well over £3 million to promote Welsh Lamb and Welsh Beef in four European countries over the next three years was described by Farmers' Union of Wales president Emyr Jones today as a major boost for Welsh livestock farmers.

Emyr Jones.

FUW Denbigh members raise financial and farming issues

12/11/2014 12:25

Topics ranging from the future of the Euro, the UK interest rate, the prospects for the red meat industry and a new Defra initiative for upland farming were discussed by an excellent turnout of members at the Farmers' Union of Wales Denbigh county branch annual general meeting on Monday November 10.

Denbigh AGM