Latest Press Releases

Bridgend agricultural student wins FUW memorial award

24/04/2014 13:50

An agricultural student at Pencoed College, near Bridgend, has won the Farmers’ Union of Wales Glamorganshire county branch Walter Rowlands Memorial Award.

Walter Rowlands Memorial Award

Farmers have say on Brechfa windfarms connection scheme

24/04/2014 10:30

Carmarthenshire farmers expressed their views about the proposed Brechfa windfarms connection project during a well attended meeting organised by the Farmers' Union of Wales county branch at nearby Peniel community school hall.


Farmers pulling together for FUW flood relief aid

16/04/2014 14:48

A huge load of silage donated by West Wales farmers has just been delivered to a Somerset farm that suffered severe flooding recently.


FUW Glamorgan members meet MEPs

14/04/2014 15:22

Members of the Farmers' Union of Wales Glamorgan county executive committee have met Welsh MEP Jill Evans and Scottish MEP Alyn Smith at county chairman Richard Walker's farm to tell the politicians the impact they expect from the current CAP reform proposals.

meeting MEPs

FUW helps tackle farm crime in Gwent

14/04/2014 11:28

Gwent's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Ian Johnston has met farmers and Gwent Police’s Farm Watch coordinator to hear first-hand how an online messaging system he supports has helped reduce farm crime by over 27 per cent in just five months.


FUW in support of 'take the lead’ campaign

11/04/2014 11:57

Increased numbers of sheep worrying incidents is a major concern for the industry, according to Farmers’ Union of Wales livestock, wool and marts committee chairman Dafydd Roberts.

Return National Park planning to local councils, says FUW

09/04/2014 14:38

Welsh farmers are calling for the planning powers of Wales' National Park authorities to be returned to the relevant county councils this year in a cost-cutting move.

FUW warns farmers to ignore phone 'scammers'

04/04/2014 13:45

Farmers and rural businesses were warned today to be alert for any potential telephone calls requesting them to donate money to schemes allegedly "backed" by North Wales Police promoting safety for schoolchildren in the region.