Welsh Government Unveils New Vision

The Welsh Government has released their latest proposals for a post-Brexit farm support system. The document, ‘Sustainable Farming and Our Land’, proposes paying farmers through a single scheme, instead of their previously suggested two-tiers. Payments would be based on achieving results such as improving air and water quality, which would come from producing food in … Continue reading Welsh Government Unveils New Vision

Welsh National Emblem at Forefront of Fight Against Alzheimer’s

Powys based bioresearch company, Agroceutical Products is using Wales’ national flower in the fight against Alzheimer’s. Established in 2012, Agroceutical Products is owned by former sheep farmer Kevin Stephens and grow its daffodils in the Black Mountains of Powys. Daffodils contain galantamine – a compound known to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s symptoms; and being … Continue reading Welsh National Emblem at Forefront of Fight Against Alzheimer’s

UK Farmers Encouraged to Go Green

UK Farmers are being encouraged to plan ahead and look at green projects with the future of UK farming likely to change. While various grants and funding are already on offer, Environmental Secretary Michael Gove plans to reward environmentally friendly farmers post-brexit. Current proposals plan to scrap the current Common Agricultural Policy, in favour of … Continue reading UK Farmers Encouraged to Go Green