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Farming News

Mervyn John competing in the Six Nations ploughing event last month
PICTURE: Meyrick Brown (45537677)

Veteran ploughman represents Wales

The judges recorded a near perfect score for the winning heifer, the Jersey Tregibby Panama Tequila, shown by the Wilson family at the Welsh Dairy Show
PICTURE: Meyrick Brown (44747137)

Jersey entries take Dairy Show honours

Coedwynog has received planning permission for a 500kw anaerobic digester.PICTURE: Stock image

Park planners approve dairy farm's digester

President's lady Lesley Fudge and Helen Williams, chairman of Pembrokeshire RABI Ladies Committee at the ladies day reception at the Pembrokeshire County Show (37752423)

RABI reaps benefits of show fundraising

Trehill Farm has won aNational Trust award for their crop every year since 2007. (37739569)

Potato farmers named producers of the decade

Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb met a group of farmers in north Pembrokeshire last week. (37754240)

MP meets farmers to discuss industry issues

Marts from August 27th

Latest milk price cut is 'bitter blow'

Latest milk price cut is 'bitter blow'

Winner of the Pembrokeshire Agricultural Society Bursary Award was 19-year-old Scott Robinson of Parc Y Bryn Farm, Llandissilio. PICTURE: Western Telegraph (36361090)

Farmers of the future recognised at awards

Winner of the Pembrokeshire Agricultural Society Bursary Award was 19-year-old Scott Robinson of Parc Y Bryn Farm, Llandissilio. PICTURE: Western Telegraph (36361090)

Farmers of the future recognised at awards

Clynderwen couple Dill and Mostyn Davies, pictured with NFU Cymru's Howell Davies and son of Idris Davies, Geraint Davies, were awarded the prestigious Idris Davies Memorial Award for their tireless work with the YFC. PICTURE: Western Telegraph (36349301)

Farming stalwarts honoured with awards

Founder Dai Davies receives a certificate marking his appointment as Honourary Life President of the Future Farmers of Wales organisation from current chairman Joy Smith
PICTURE: (S) (36197618)

Honour for Dai Davies, founder of Future Farmers of Wales

Force tackles rural crime

The dairy and lamb crisis was high on the agenda for FUW committee chairmen
PICTURE: (S) (35133784)

Union holds crisis talks over dairy and lamb

Michelle Evans

Pig farmers chosen as ambassadors

Farm Watch scheme launched in county

European Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan opens the Show

EU Commissioner gets the farming message

Phil Rees stands in a crop of Marco forage maize less than a week ago

Maize adds to silage recipe

Large, extensive hill farms will gain substantially under Wales’ new BPSPICTURE: Debbie James

Hill farms come out on top in BPS deal

Plaid Cymru AM Elin Jones

'Ceredigion farmers suffer as prices hit rock bottom'

Firefighters succeed in moo-ving trapped cows along

Firefighters succeed in moo-ving trapped cows along

Farmers Martin Mathias and Richard Prout are pictured with Jonathan Hughes of the National Trust at the silt traps at Castle Dock Woods, StackpolePICTURE: Debbie James.

Clean-up plan for lake system

Howell EdwardsPICTURE: Meyrick Brown

Equestrian student wins prize


Biggest dairy co-op joins price cut move

Tractor 'road rage' warning to farmers

In the team events the winners were the Pembroke Community SchoolPICTURE: Meyrick Brown (30123705)

50 years on the trot helping the disabled

Hereford dispersal proves big draw

New team at the helm – Brian Walters, Richard Vaughan, Brian Thomas, Eifion Huws, Glyn Roberts, Dewi Owen and Brian Bowen

New deputy is campaigns veteran

Standing down: Emyr Jones is bowing out at president of the FUW.PICTURE: Debbie James

End of an era as Emyr steps down

Rustlers target Welsh 'soft option'

Photo Arvid Parry Jones 13June05 Ref Barry Alston; farmers Union of Wales AGM. FUW President Gareth Vaughan awards for services to agriculture to juurnalist and broadcaster Sulwyn Thomas (Left) and to Carmarthenshire farmer Nick Somerfield (Right) Pic 6 (

Former FUW county chair dies

New milk price cut to farmers

New milk price cut to farmers

OPINION: 'The UK has long been over dependent on food imports'

The successful applicant will care for a flock of Welsh Mountain sheepPICTURE: Debbie James

Conservation project leads to shepherd search for Snowdonia flock

Cow grazing on the cliff top above FishguardPICTURE: Wales Farmer/Western Telegraph (26181114)

Clock ticking on land declarations: Single Application Forms deadline today

Wales YFC chairman Iwan Meirion. (19671816)

YFC calls for support

Meeting set to discuss the Haven

The total value of Welsh lamb exported was £112m in 2010, £133m in 2011, £124m in 2012 and £154.7m in 2013.  (19669667)

Daffodil and Welsh lamb exports 'higher than ever' says minister

Pembrokeshire farmer banned from keeping animals for seven years

Pembrokeshire farmer banned from keeping animals for seven years

EXPANSION: Puffin Produce Commercial Manager, James Smith (left) and Quinton Davies, owner of James Davies Ltd.  (12478743)

Puffin Produce boxes clever in £2m expansion

Future Farmers of Wales new top team. Left Chairman, Pembrokeshire farmer Joy Smith, President Professor E. Wynne Jones and Secretary, Agricultural lawyer, Nerys Llewelyn Jones. (13346605)

THINK TANK ROLE: Joy ready to meet new challenges with Future Farmers of Wales

Beef and sheep farmer Carwyn James from Crymych, the winner of this year’s Farming Connect Agri-Academy Business & Innovation challenge. (13654933)

CHALLENGE WINNER: Award for innovation goes to Crymych beef and sheep farmer Carwyn James

First Milk carries on winning export contracts

GV Farming in Wales - sheep in field
Picture: Holly Robinson/Western Telegraph (13756632)

One-to-one help on hand for Welsh farmers

The Eco-system Enterprise Partnership will create a collaborative framework between land managers and owners, industry, commerce, government and the third sector to develop and pilot an Eco-bank - a nutrient offsetting scheme for the Milford Haven Waterwa

Pembrokeshire projects to be helped by £3million fund to tackle declining biodiversity

The NFU says support for Welsh dairy farmers from public, processors and retailers is vital after farmgate milk prices have fallen by around 25% in recent months. (11393947)

Supporting Welsh dairy farmers is 'vital'

YESS window opens for final applications

FARMING TALK: From left: FUW vice president Richard Vaughan, Stephen Crabb MP, Simon Hart MP, FUW Pembrokeshire county chairman Hywel Vaughan and FUW Pembrokeshire president John Savins. (10005221)

FUW and politicians discuss beef crisis, single payment and labelling at show

The sheep flock at Windsor Farm is predominately Suffolk-cross Mules and Welsh Mules. ..PICTURE: Debbie James.... (8675470)

Sheep farmers sought for flock health project

PEDAL POWER: Thomas arrives at Tiers Cross YFC.

County chairman gets on his bike for charity

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