NFU Cymru wants the Welsh Government and Westminster to commit to providing long term funding arrangements which reflect the modern day cost to Welsh farmers of producing food, enhancing the environment and tackling climate change
Identifying residual disease risk in Pembrokeshire will be at the project’s core, alongside developing a pathway to reduce cattle-to-cattle transmission
With warnings from the Senedd about tighter future budgets, farmers were left questioning how they could expect to deliver on both environmental and food production targets
NFU Cymru are concerned the views of Welsh farmers, particularly common land graziers are not being ‘adequately represented' in discussions around land management in Bannau Brycheiniog National Park
Recently the Farmers Guardian reported on a Wales civil service document which claimed ‘big emissions numbers in the Welsh agricultural inventory will always come from ruminants' and that ‘the elephant in the room is always livestock numbers'
Farmers' Union of Wales claim grid capacity and planning permission are the two main barriers preventing Welsh farmers being able to invest in small renewable projects. They said the Welsh Government must do more to ease the process