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10 November 2016Royal Welsh Agricultural Society’s Oxford Farming Conference Bursary awarded to young dairy farmer from Carmarthen
Royal Welsh Agricultural Society’s Oxford Farming Conference Bursary awarded to young dairy farmer from Carmarthen

Judges from the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society have awarded a young dairy farmer from Carmarthen, Jonathan Evans, with the opportunity to attend the Oxford Farming Conference next January.

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10 November 2016Nuffield Farming Scholarship sponsored by the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society
Nuffield Farming Scholarship sponsored by the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society

The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society is very proud to continue supporting the Nuffield Farming Scholarship Trust, an organisation that awards individuals with life changing opportunities, with a view to developing agricultural sector leaders and innovators of the future.

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9 November 2016Helen Davies becomes the first female recipient of the John Gittins Memorial Award
Helen Davies becomes the first female recipient of the John Gittins Memorial Award

On the momentous day that the first woman bishop was elected in Wales, history was also being made at the Royal Welsh Show ground in Llanelwedd, with Helen Davies from Oswestry becoming the first woman to ever win the prestigious John Gittins Memorial Award for outstanding contributions to the Welsh sheep industry.

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4 November 2016Royal Welsh Winter Fair to be opened by one of Wales’s most respected farmers
Royal Welsh Winter Fair to be opened by one of Wales’s most respected farmers

With just over three weeks to go until the showground in Llanelwedd is full of visitors, exhibitors and superb livestock, preparations for the annual Royal Welsh Winter Fair are coming together well.

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17 October 2016The countdown to the 2016 Royal Welsh Winter Fair has begun
The countdown to the 2016 Royal Welsh Winter Fair has begun

The countdown is on, and with only six weeks to go until the Royal Welsh Winter Fair is in full swing, members of the organising committee and representatives from the event’s three main sponsors have come together to mark the occasion.

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4 October 2016Butchers aim to be top of the chops at Royal Welsh Winter Fair
Butchers aim to be top of the chops at Royal Welsh Winter Fair

Two competitions to find butchers who are top of the chops in Wales are set to take centre stage at this year’s Royal Welsh Winter Fair in Builth Wells in November.

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29 September 2016McCartneys continue as the Royal Welsh Winter Fair official auctioneers
McCartneys continue as the Royal Welsh Winter Fair official auctioneers

With the preparations for the 27th Royal Welsh Winter Fair in full swing, and the livestock entries beginning to flood into the office, the society are delighted to announce that McCartneys will once again be the events official auctioneers.

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27 September 2016‘Agricultural societies and shows: where do we go from here?’
‘Agricultural societies and shows: where do we go from here?’

The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society is very proud to have amongst its ranks a recently published Nuffield Scholar.

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