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Rural Affairs Minister sets out timeline for future farm support

Rural Affairs Minister Lesley Griffiths has outlined the next steps to introduce a new system of farm support which will reward farmers who take action to respond to the climate emergency and reverse the decline of biodiversity.

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Cambrian Mountains Lamb awarded UK GI Status

Cambrian Mountains Lamb is the second new Welsh product to be awarded the highly sought after UK Geographical Indication (UK GI) status, hot on the heels of Gower Salt Marsh Lamb which won the accolade last month.

 

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Substantial funding made available as key agricultural schemes extended

More than £66 million is being made available by the Welsh Government to continue delivering positive environmental outcomes for Wales, a key part of maximising the protective power of nature through farming.

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Stronger Protection for Puppies and Kittens in Wales comes into force

          New legislation which protects puppies and kittens and provides the purchaser with an assurance the animals have been bred on the premises from which they are being sold, comes into force from today (Friday, September 10).

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New vision to help increase innovative food growing in Wales

A new vision to increase high tech food production in Wales which also has a positive impact on climate change has been launched by the Welsh Government.

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New Aberystwyth University facilities vital in delivering first-class research

Rural Affairs Minister Lesley Griffiths has visited Aberystwyth University to see the brand new state-of-the-art facilities which will be key in promoting and protecting animal and human health.

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£2m Farm Business Grant window to open in September

A new expression of interest window for the Farm Business Grant will open on 1st September Rural Affairs Minister, Lesley Griffiths, announced today ahead of a visit to the Pembrokeshire Show.

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Major resilience and safety scheme on A55 progressing well

A £30m scheme on the A55 to improve safety, further protect against flooding and provide a new active travel route is progressing well, Minister for North Wales Lesley Griffiths said after a visit to the site.

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Anglesey Food Technology Centre key in creating hundreds of new jobs

Rural Affairs and North Wales Minister, Lesley Griffiths has visited the Food Technology Centre in Llangefni to hear how their work has helped create hundreds of new jobs in the Welsh food and drink industry.

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Low Carbon Energy production will be key sector for North Wales

The production of low carbon energy will be a key sector for the North Wales economy with many exciting developments underway, Minister for North Wales Lesley Griffiths said today.

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UK first - Gower Salt Marsh Lamb secures international protection

Rural Affairs Minister Lesley Griffiths has congratulated Gower Salt Marsh Lamb as it becomes the first new product to be awarded UK Geographical Indication (UK GI) Status, the highly sought after award, which will give the Welsh delicacy international protection.

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New retail plan to help businesses achieve similar success to Authentic Curries and World Foods

Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd Lesley Griffiths said the Welsh Government’s new Food and Drink Retail Plan aims to help more businesses achieve the success of companies such as Authentic Curries and World Foods in getting their products on the shelves of major retailers.