Anger at Welsh Government 2020 Plans

New regulations to come into force for Welsh farmers in 2020 are being described as ‘disastrous’ for the sector, especially with the uncertainty of Brexit looming on the horizon. Announced in November last year, the regulations coming into force from January next year include measures such as nutrient management planning, sustainable fertiliser applications, protection of … Continue reading Anger at Welsh Government 2020 Plans

Welsh Government Consultation

The Welsh Government has recently launched a significant consultation Taking Forward Wales' Sustainable Management of Natural Resources. It represents a wide-ranging and radical series of ideas in agriculture, designated landscapes, access, water abstraction and drainage, forestry, regulation and more. See the document here. Rebecca Williams, CLA Cymru Director says, "Land owners, managers and farmers should focus … Continue reading Welsh Government Consultation

Apply Now For Glastir Small Grants

Farmers and landowners in Wales are can now apply for grants of up to £5,000 towards capital expenditure aimed at reducing carbon emissions, easing flood risks and other means of expanding Wales’ biodiversity. The Welsh Government have ear-marked £1.5million under the Glastir small grants scheme to help those in the farming industry who want to … Continue reading Apply Now For Glastir Small Grants