Farmer guilty of moving TB restricted cattle

A farmer’s wife has admitted five offences of moving cattle under a tuberculosis (TB) restriction.

Llanelli Magistrates’ Court sentenced Julie Thomas, of Penygraig, Abergwili, Carmarthen, to a 24-month conditional discharge. She also has to pay costs of £704 and a victim surcharge of £20.

Thomas was said to deal with all...

AM has new vision for the future of farming

PLAID Cymru Assembly Member Simon Thomas will deliver a speech later today on the future of the agriculture industry in Wales during the Agriculture Conference and Learning Fair at Gelli Aur Campus, Coleg Sir Gâr.

In his speech, Simon Thomas warns London politicians not to seek to...

Farmers urged to ‘be at their best’ at Winter Fair

FARMING Connect will be urging Welsh farmers to ensure their businesses are performing at their best and to stay safe when working with animals at this year’s Winter Fair!

Benchmarking against the top third performing farm businesses in Wales could be the catalyst to creating viable sustainable businesses for many farmers,...

Bryony goes back to farming roots

BRYONY Gittins needed no persuading when she had the opportunity to return to the family farm in Llanthony near Abergavenny, where she grew up helping her parents with the day to day running of the business. In their late teens, she and her siblings had helped their parents to diversify, setting up a successful...