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

The Long Hot Summer of 2018

Whilst many of us have been basking in the glorious sunshine and high temperatures this year, some farmers have been experiencing the not-so -wonderful side effects of the extreme summer weather. Crop failure has made 2018 pretty disastrous for many in the agricultural industry. Already we are being warned of a shortage of peas, grains … Continue reading The Long Hot Summer of 2018