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Farming groups concerned about Defra’s failure to include labour issues in Brexit preparations

Farming groups have reacted with concern to Defra’s failure to include access to labour in its Brexit preparations. As Farmers Guardian reported earlier this week, the department’s planning for EU…

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Farming groups concerned about Defra’s failure to include labour issues in Brexit preparations

FUW calls for review of business rates

From April 1, many businesses will see their business rates increasing dramatically, crippling many rural businesses and prompting the Farmers’ Union of Wales to call on Chancellor Philip Hammond to…

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FUW calls for review of business rates

Traditional Welsh pork gains protected status

Pork from traditionally-reared Pedigree Welsh Pigs has been awarded Traditional Specialities Guaranteed (TSG) status from the European Commission, the first of its kind in Wales. It will now join a…

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Traditional Welsh pork gains protected status

GB Dairy Herd Contraction

The overall GB dairy herd fell by 1.6% (46k head) between the start of 2016 and the start of 2017, according to data from BCMS. This is the largest year-on-year…

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GB Dairy Herd Contraction

Gwynedd sheep rustling spree prompts police warning to farmers

Officers have met with farmers following a spate of incidents in south Gwynedd. Police are urging people living in rural communities to be extra vigilant after a spate of sheep…

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Gwynedd sheep rustling spree prompts police warning to farmers
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