Latest Press Releases

UAC yn hyrwyddo ffermydd teuluol yn yr Eisteddfod / FUW promotes family farm businesses at Eisteddfod

24/07/2014 14:35

Bydd Undeb Amaethwyr Cymru’n pwysleisio’r pwysigrwydd o ffermydd teuluol a’u cysylltiadau gyda’r gymuned wledig ehangach yn ystod yr Eisteddfod Genedlaethol yn Llanelli yr wythnos nesaf (Awst 2-9). The Farmers’ Union of Wales will highlight the importance of family farms and their links to the wider rural community during the National Eisteddfod at Llanelli next week (August 2-9).

Gwobr UAC yn mynd i gyflwynwraig Ffermio / FUW award goes to Ffermio presenter

24/07/2014 14:17

Heddiw (dydd Iau Gorffennaf 24) derbyniodd Meinir Jones, cyflwynwraig Ffermio ar S4C a merch ffermwr o Sir Gaerfyrddin Wobr Goffa Bob Davies, Undeb Amaethwyr Cymru ar ôl cael ei henwebu gan ffermwyr Sir Benfro wedi iddi greu argraff arnynt gyda’i heitem ar y rhaglen am effaith TB mewn gwartheg a pholisi dileu cyfredol Llywodraeth Cymru. S4C Ffermio presenter and Carmarthenshire farmer’s daughter Meinir Jones today (Thursday July 24) received the Farmers' Union of Wales Bob Davies Memorial Award after being nominated by farmers in Pembrokeshire impressed by an item she presented on the programme about the impact of bovine TB and the Welsh Government’s current eradication policy.

Meinir Jones crook

FUW honours RABI champion at Royal Welsh Show

24/07/2014 08:57

Recently-retired Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) regional officer for Wales Erys Hughes was honoured by the Farmers' Union of Wales at the Royal Welsh Show in Llanelwedd yesterday (Wednesday July 23 ) when he was presented with the union's annual external award for services to the agricultural industry in Wales.

Erys Hughes with Emyr Jones

Increased new entrants to the dairy industry promising for agriculture in Wales, FUW says

22/07/2014 14:03

An increase in the number of new entrants to the dairy sector, have been described as extremely positive for the industry by the Farmers’ Union of Wales today.

FUW welcomes positive meeting with new DEFRA secretary of state

21/07/2014 12:41

The Farmers’ Union of Wales has described a meeting with newly appointed DEFRA secretary of state, Liz Truss, as extremely positive.

Liz Truss

FUW welcomes £400 million British food procurement boost

21/07/2014 10:47

The Farmers’ Union of Wales has welcomed a commitment by prime minister David Cameron and environment secretary Liz Truss to boost public food procurement by central government.

FUW set to highlight farmgate price collapse in Royal Welsh Show meetings

21/07/2014 10:07

The Farmers’ Union of Wales is set to highlight the impact of falling meat and dairy prices and call for greater domestic support for Welsh produce during meetings with major retailers and politicians over the coming days at the Royal Welsh Show (July 21-24).

FUW issues warning over moorland appeals

18/07/2014 15:40

Farmers who believe they have incorrectly mapped areas of moorland should take action before the 30 day appeals deadline the Farmers’ Union of Wales has warned today.