Cattle keepers reminded of TB testing requirements25/03/2015
Chief Veterinary Officer for Wales, Professor Christianne Glossop, has reminded farmers that cattle need to have had a clear TB test no more than 60 days before they can be moved for summer grazing.
Clwyd farmers meet Carl Sargeant AM30/06/2015
The Basic Payment Scheme, the Wales Rural Development Programme together with bovine TB were all high on the agenda when Clwyd NFU Cymru officeholders met recently with Carl Sargeant
Sharing the location of TB infected farms30/01/2015
NFU Cymru has responded to the Welsh Government consultation on sharing the location of TB infected farms.
NFU Cymru welcomes TB Testing News27/01/2015
NFU Cymru has welcomed today s news that the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) has issued contracts to two Welsh based suppliers to deliver, on its behalf, TB testing and other Official Veterinarian work to livestock keepers across Wales.
Farmers get political at Monmouthshire Hustings27/04/2015
The consequences of a bovine TB breakdown, the impacts of planning restrictions and the role of the Groceries Code Adjudicator
Farmers get political at Carms/Pembs Hustings24/04/2015
Food Security, the impacts of planning restrictions and red tape on farms and rural businesses, the pressures on the dairy sector and Bovine TB were just some of the issues that farmers raised
Cross compliance and overdue TB Testing - 201516/12/2014
From 1 January 2015 the existing zero tolerance cross-compliance rules will be applied to all herds and all types of TB tests that are notified via a test notification letter from APHA formally AHVLA.
Views sought on TB breakdown info publication08/12/2014
The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, Rebecca Evans, has launched a consultation on proposals to allow the location of cattle herds affected with TB to be made public.
Changes to TB Testing as of January 201525/11/2014
CAP Scheme Payments could be penalised as a result of changes to TB testing requirements in January 2015
MP to undertake programme into farming industry08/06/2015
David Davies MP has undertaken the first in a series of farm study visits designed to get behind the economics of agriculture in Monmouthshire.
Fight against TB_Badger found dead survey launched05/11/2014
As part of the Welsh Government s drive to tackle the problem of bovine tuberculosis (TB), members of the public are being asked to report sightings of dead badgers to help with an extensive survey.
Impending changes to Bovine TB rules15/09/2014
Farmers were reminded of impending changes to rules on Bovine TB pre-movement testing of cattle moving to and from premises within Sole Occupancy Authorities (SOAs) which will come into effect after 30 September 2014
Act responsibly urges NFU Cymru as milk quotas end31/03/2015
As EU milk quotas come to an end this week after 30 years, NFU Cymru s Milk Board Chairman Aled Jones has urged all countries to act responsibly and collectively in order to manage future volatility.
The end of milk quotas: FAQ31/03/2015
As EU milk quotas come to an end this week, NFU Cymru has put together some guidance covering the most commonly-asked questions....
Reminder of impending changes to Bovine TB rules19/08/2014
NFU Cymru is using Pembrokeshire County Show to remind farmers of impending changes to rules on Bovine TB pre-movement testing of cattle moving to and from premises within Sole Occupancy Authorities (SOAs)
Policy Update_Issue 7,201524/02/2015
Included in this issue: Sheep and Goat Annual Inventory, Beef Processor Code of Practice, YFC Update, Dairy Producer Representative Summit. Regional Tb Board Meetings, NFU Cymru Events Meetings.
Processor code of practice for purchase of cattle18/02/2015
NFU Cymru, the NFU and British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) have agreed the scope of this code which is now set to be introduced.
Policy Update_Issue 6, 201517/02/2015
Included in this update: Dairy Producer Representative Summit, Waste Exemptions, Regional Tb Board Meetings
Shopping around for the best deal10/02/2015
Members present at the Monmouthshire NFU Cymru meeting held at Graig Olway, Usk, felt extremely angered by retailers who have heavily discounted milk in an attempt to increase footfall and gain market share