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Plaid Cymru issues red tape plea for farmers

25 October 2014

THE Welsh Government has been challenged to offset the increasingly difficult economic challenges facing Welsh farmers by stepping up efforts to reduce red tape – including scrapping the six-day rule.

Shorter supply chains and UK sourcing will help fight food crime

23 October 2014

SUPERMARKETS and caterers have been urged to support British farms and buy local produce by the Government’s adviser on the horsemeat scandal.

Welsh lamb finding Mediterranean markets

23 October 2014

QUALITY light lambs from Wales are in demand in Spain and Italy, according to Hybu Cig Cymru-Meat Promotion Wales (HCC).

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Features and analysis

Spotlight on China: Opportunities in the East for UK farming exports

9 October 2014

With full export access for UK farm produce to China potentially less than two years away, Joel Durkin examines the rise of the world’s largest population and what it means for farmers over here.


Pension planning: Using cash wisely is key to retirement planning

22 September 2014

IN the final part of the Farmers Guardian series looking at pension planning, Ben Briggs explores why the traditional route is not the only option.

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Become an exceptional leader

13 August 2013

THE old-fashioned view of leadership is that leaders are marked out for leadership from early on in their lives; and that if you are not a born leader, there’s little you can do to become one.

8 secrets of success from Richard St. John

13 August 2013

Why do people succeed? Is it because they’re smart? Or are they just lucky?

Ten habits of great Tweeters

13 August 2013

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Measures aimed at making it easier for new entrants

16 October 2014

THIS year’s Farmers Union of Wales autumn conference focused on succession and new entrant opportunities in farming. Barry Alston reports.


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