Latest Press Releases

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.

FUW and Ofcom discuss broadband and mobile services availability in rural Wales

17/07/2014 15:57

The future of Wales’ communications networks and how they will compare to the best in Europe are some of the questions that will be discussed on the third day of this year’s Royal Welsh Agricultural Show (Wednesday July 23) when the Farmers’ Union of Wales and Ofcom host a discussion group with a panel of industry experts.

UAC yn noddi Medal Ryddiaith yr Eisteddfod / FUW sponsors Eisteddfod prose medal

16/07/2014 11:54

Noddir Medal Ryddiaith yr Eisteddfod Genedlaethol eleni a’r £750 o wobr ariannol gan gangen Sir Gaerfyrddin o Undeb Amaethwyr Cymru. Cyflwynir y fedal am gyfrol o ryddiaith greadigol heb fod dros 40,000 o eiriau ar ddydd Mercher Awst 6 am 4yp yn yr Eisteddfod yn Llanelli (Awst 2-9) / This year’s National Eisteddfod prose medal and the £750 prize money - sponsored by the Farmers’ Union of Wales’ Carmarthenshire branch and offered for a volume of creative prose of no more than 40,000 words - will be presented on Wednesday August 6 at 4pm at the eisteddfod in Llanelli (August 2 -9).

Y Fedal Ryddiaith

FUW welcomes positive meeting with new minister

14/07/2014 16:58

The Farmers’ Union of Wales has described meetings with newly appointed Welsh Government minister for natural resources and food Edwina Hart and deputy minister for agriculture and fisheries Rebecca Evans as extremely positive and productive.

Rebecca Evans meeting