Saturday 24 February, 2024

Over 1,000 farmers meet at Welshpool Livestock Market to discuss protests

Farmers said rural budget cuts, increased taxes and production costs, the emotional and financial impact TB had placed on business, alongside proposals to take agricultural land out of production for tree planting had taken its ‘toll' on the emotional and financial well-being of farmers

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Farmers holding a public meeting at Welshpool Livestock Market to discuss the future of Welsh agriculture (Gareth Wyn Jones)
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Farmers holding a public meeting at Welshpool Livestock Market to discuss the future of Welsh agriculture (Gareth Wyn Jones)

Frustrated farmers had turned out in their droves to a public meeting to discuss the future of agriculture in Wales after feeling the Government had ‘forgotten' them. Gareth Wyn Jones said over 1,000...

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