With farmers in Wales feeling ignored and frustrated by the Welsh Government on bovine TB, Rachael Brown spoke to farmers in the Welsh borders about the financial and emotional impact
On this weeks Over the Farm Gate podcast, FGs Rachael Brown puts farmers concerns to Welsh Rural Affairs and North Wales Minister Lesley Griffiths
Farmers need to plan their cattle buying policy carefully to help keep Scotland free of bovine TB, with an increasing demand from farmers in England for Scottish breeding stock.
Labour is committed to eradicating bovine TB without culling badgers and to consult with farmers on controversial right to roam proposals, but courting rural voters is about more than farmers and landowners.
Welsh farmers are frustrated and anxious over the lack of progress in tackling bovine TB, with anger over the absence of the Welsh Government at a recent meeting.
Farmers bringing cattle into Scotland are to be subject to tighter controls in order to reduce the risk of spreading bovine tuberculosis (bTB).
Cattle keepers on Anglesey are to receive additional advice from Welsh Government over the next few days, which it says is to help keep TB incidence on the island low.
Badger culling has to be part of the strategy to combat bovine TB, Farming Minister Mark Spencer told the NFU Conference.
More than 15,000 has so far been raised by a concerned Clarkson’s Farm viewer in support of a dairy farmer whose herd has been hit by bovine TB.
More than £15,000 has so far been raised by a concerned Clarksons Farm viewer in support of a dairy farmer whose herd has been hit by bovine TB.
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