Latest Press Releases

FUW concerned about the impact of fly-tipping on farm and common land

02/09/2014 10:50

Whilst welcoming the Welsh governments draft strategy for dealing with fly tipped waste, the Farmers’ Union of Wales remains concerned that fly-tipping continues to be a significant problem to private landowners, particularly in rural areas abutting the urban fringe.

FUW holds successful talks with politicians at Pembrokeshire County Show

02/09/2014 09:22

Members and officials of the Farmers’ Union of Wales engaged in successful discussions on issues of concern with local politicians Stephen Crabb MP, Simon Hart MP and Paul Davies AM at Pembrokeshire County Show.

Pembrokeshire county show

FUW reveals speakers for autumn conference

01/09/2014 14:22

The Farmers’ Union of Wales has today revealed its speakers for its upcoming autumn conference themed ‘Joint ventures in farming – myth breaking and match making’ - to be held at the William Davies Conference Hall, IBERS, Aberystwyth, on Wednesday October 15 .

FUW’s ‘wooden horse’ race night for children’s hospices a great success

01/09/2014 13:08

Farmers’ Union of Wales Glamorgan and Gwent branches enjoyed a hugely successful wooden horse race night in aid of union president Emyr Jones' charity fund for children’s hospices Tŷ Hafan and Tŷ Gobaith and Wales Air Ambulance.

kids at the races

FUW stalwart honoured for services to Welsh Agriculture

01/09/2014 13:03

Glamorganshire beef and sheep farmer and long standing South Wales special member of the Farmers’ Union of Wales finance and organisation committee Lorraine Howells was honoured by the union at her farm in the Rhymney valley when she was presented with the FUW's gold medal for services to the union and agricultural in Wales on Saturday (August 30).

medal presentation

Productive discussions with deputy minister at FUW president’s farm

29/08/2014 16:39

Farmers’ Union of Wales officials and staff held a productive meeting with deputy minister for agriculture and fisheries Rebecca Evans on union president Emyr Jones’s farm near Bala yesterday (August 28).

Rhiwaedog farm

Volunteers needed for FUW Wales Coast Path challenge

21/08/2014 13:56

Farmers’ Union of Wales members and friends are planning to cover all 871 miles of the Wales Coast Path during a huge sponsored walk to raise funds for children’s hospice charities Tŷ Hafan and Tŷ Gobaith.

A warm welcome at FUW marquee in Meirionnydd County Show

18/08/2014 10:49

A warm welcome awaits members and visitors to the Farmers’ Union of Wales stand at the Meirionnydd County Show which will be held near Bala on Wednesday August 27.