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First Minister announces new Coetiroedd Bach funding at Caernarfon school

The next round of funding for the Coetiroedd Bach/Tiny Forest scheme is now open, the First Minister Mark Drakeford announced today while visiting Ysgol Pendalar in Caernarfon.

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Comment following meeting with the Farming Unions – 19 February

The Minister for Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths said: “I meet with the farming unions regularly and I wanted to have a meeting as soon as possible after our Sustainable Farming Scheme roadshows and theirs had been completed. 

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Avian Influenza: Bird gatherings ban relaxed in Wales

The ban on gatherings of Galliforme birds such as pheasants, chickens and turkeys has been lifted in Wales, Chief Veterinary Officer for Wales, Dr Richard Irvine has announced.

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Responsible dog ownership vital to protect livestock

As the days lengthen and more of us are getting out into the countryside, people are being reminded to keep their dogs under control around livestock.

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Mallows Bottling at Coed Ely goes from strength to strength

Mallows Bottling, a family-owned facility based in Coed Ely is going from strength to strength since it opened for business in 2021, with exports being its focus for the future growth.

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£38 million taste of success for Welsh food and drink

BlasCymru/TasteWales 2023 saw a record high for Welsh food and drink businesses as confirmed and potential sales reached £38 million, Rural Affairs Minister Lesley Griffiths has announced.

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Vets and farmers working together on animal health pilot scheme

A pilot project funded by the Welsh Government to trial and assess how closer working between farmers and vets can improve animal health and improve a farm’s productivity is underway.

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Maximising European programme funds key to supporting rural Wales

All available funding through the Rural Development Programme (RDP) 2014-2020 for Wales has been invested, within the programme period, Rural Affairs Minister Lesley Griffiths has announced.

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Measures from 1 February to help eradicate bovine TB

The introduction of measures from 1 February, including Pre-Movement Testing, will be vital in helping to tackle bovine TB in Wales, Rural Affairs Minister Lesley Griffiths has said.

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Minister hears about Denbighshire business’ export success

A business in Rhuallt, Denbighshire is an export success story, exporting to over 15 countries, including Germany, France and New Zealand, and is now setting its sights on further growth.

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Appointments to Food and Drink Wales Industry Board

 

Six appointments have been made to an industry board which aims to grow, promote and enhance the reputation of the Welsh food and drink sector

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Keeping farmers farming

Have your say on future farm support, as final Sustainable Farming Scheme consultation published