TACKLING BOVINE TB A PRIORITY FOR FUW

THE Farmers’ Union of Wales has appointed a Ceredigion beef farmer as its new Animal Health and Welfare Committee chairman at a meeting in...

FARMERS URGED TO NOT MISS OUT ON FUNDING

FARMERS are being urged to apply for funding to help them operate in a more efficient and environmentally-friendly way The Cambrian News reported "Regional AM,...

RSPCA CALLS FOR BADGER PETITION SUPPORT

RSPCA Cymru is urging the Welsh Government not to adopt measures which could result in badgers being killed unnecessarily, as efforts to tackle bovine...

WELSH DAIRY FARMERS ENCOURAGED TO FORM PRODUCER ORGANISATIONS

Welsh dairy farmers are being encouraged to establish a network of producer organisations (DPOs), across the principality, to bolster their negotiating strength. Farmers Weekly reported...

61 PER CENT OF FARMS TEST POSITIVE FOR RARE PARASITE

A STUDY by scientists at Aberystwyth University’s IBERS working with Wales YFC reveals that rumen fluke (Calicophoron daubneyi) is now prevalent on Welsh farms. Cambrian...

ABERYSTWYTH TIMES PODCAST SERIES

ABERYSTWYTH TIMES ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE CREATION OF A NEW PODCAST COLUMN. The podcasts are currently being hosted on our YouTube channel so be...

FIGHT FOR WELSH SHEEP

FARMING leaders are campaigning to protect the future of vital sheep genetics, developed at Aberystwyth since the 1970s. Wales Farmer have reported that "Concern is...

PUBLIC CONSULTATION INTO NEW UNI CAMPUS PLANS

  Aberystwyth University held a consultation event in Penrhyncoch about plans for an Innovation and Enterprise Campus on the outskirts of the village yesterday. Aberystwyth University and...

SHEEP BLINDED BY HORN

A FARMER HAS BEEN FINED AFTER ONE OF HIS SHEEP WAS BLINDED BY AN OVERGROWN HORN. Lewis Jones, of Ynys Hir farm has been fined...

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MID WALES JUST ‘PLAYGROUND’ UNLESS GROWTH DEAL SUCCEEDS

Mid Wales has little future other than as a "playground" for tourists unless plans to boost its economy succeed, a council leader has warned. BBC...

POWELL TAKES UP NEW POST AT ABER

ABERYSTWYTH Town FC has confirmed that Neville Powell has returned to the role of Director of Football, with the position of First Team Manager...

‘SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENT’ PLANNED FOR ABER MARINA

One of Aberystwyth’s “underused jewels” will receive “significant investment” after being bought from the Welsh Government. Cambrian News reported "The Marine & Property Group Ltd,...