Latest Press Releases

FUW reminds farmers of moorland appeals deadline

31/10/2014 15:21

The Farmers’ Union of Wales today reminded farmers who have been unsuccessful in their initial appeals to remove land from the Welsh Government’s moorland area that they have until November 28 to submit stage 2 appeals.

FUW warns horse owners to watch out for Sycamore killer

29/10/2014 16:21

The Farmers’ Union of Wales is warning horse owners to be vigilant for their animals showing signs of muscular weakness or stiffness, colic like symptoms, sweating or trembling which could be an indication of Atypical Myopothy - a seasonal condition associated with the seeds of the Sycamore tree (acer pseudoplatanus).

Support local farmers and butchers in Sausage Week, says FUW

29/10/2014 14:01

The Farmers’ Union of Wales today called on people to support their local farmers and butchers by tucking into wonderful Welsh bangers during next week’s annual British Sausage Week (November 3-9).

Ben Evans

Former FUW director takes top Carmarthenshire farming award

28/10/2014 14:38

Former Farmers' Union of Wales director of agricultural policy Mary James has received this year's FUW/United Counties Agricultural & Hunters Society award for outstanding service to agriculture in Carmarthenshire.

Mary James award

Brecon & Radnor’s excellent shop window at Westminster

27/10/2014 09:38

Brecon & Radnor Day organised by the Farmers' Union of Wales at the House of Commons on October 22 was an excellent shop window to show a wide audience what the county offers, the local MP told dozens of fellow MPs and peers.

Brecon and Radnor day

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).