Latest Press Releases

FUW brings taste of rural life to Cardiff Country Fair

16/09/2014 10:05

The Farmers' Union of Wales will welcome visitors to the Cardiff Country Fair at the end of the month with a taste of rural life and food production in a bid to bring the countryside closer to those who live in towns and cities.

FUW Welcomes All-Party Dairy Group

10/09/2014 15:57

The Farmers’ Union of Wales has today welcomed the establishment of a new Dairy All-Party Parliamentary Group.

Glastir 2015 application deadline looms

10/09/2014 14:24

Farmers are being urged to note the deadline for Glastir applications for those wishing to apply for Glastir starting January 2015.

FUW slams Daily Mail for repeat offence

03/09/2014 15:22

The Farmers’ Union of Wales has described as ‘shoddy’ failings by the Daily Mail which led the newspaper to make inaccurate claims about the dairy industry which its sister newspaper, the Mail on Sunday had already been forced to apologise about.

FUW frustrated at latest milk price cuts

02/09/2014 15:19

A former chairman of the Farmers' Union of Wales milk and dairy produce committee has expressed frustration at the significant cuts in the price farmers are to be paid for their milk.

FUW holds successful abattoir talks over a “Pie and Pint” at Anglesey show

02/09/2014 14:07

The Farmers’ Union of Wales Anglesey branch held a pie and a pint evening reception at this year’s Anglesey County Show to open up discussions about the possibility of opening a mini abattoir on the Island.

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