News

12 April 2013
Honeybees at Royal Welsh Spring Festival

Bees are a vital link in the food chain. They pollinate our crops and wild flowers, so enhancing the bounty and the beauty of the countryside. But the extended winter, with its freezing temperatures and bitter winds following on last year’s wet summer and autumn, have led to tough conditions for bees resulting in a possible shortage of honey and, worse, a dearth of healthy young stock.

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8 April 2013
Help for smallholders at Royal Welsh Spring Festival

The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society’s two-day Spring Festival is the place to visit if you are thinking of becoming a smallholder because it is a rich source of information and guidance for those interested in this rewarding pastime.

Domestic livestock on a modest scale are easier to keep than many people imagine but there are pitfalls and the Spring Festival can alert the would-be smallholder to the do’s and don’ts and what to expect when embarking on such an enterprise.

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3 April 2013
Wonderwool Wales - Sat 27 - Sun 28 of April
     
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  Sat 20 Working & Pastoral Breeds of Wales Championship Dog Show 01639 823 078
  Sun 21 Rottweiler Club of Wales Championship Dog Show
01443 674 103
  Sat 27 - Sun 28 Wonderwool Wales 01938 820 495 (day)
01873 821 205 (Evening)
     
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2 April 2013
Working & Pastoral Breeds of Wales Championship Dog Show - 20th of April
     
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April
Digwyddiad / Event
Ffôn / Telephone
       
  Sat 20 Working & Pastoral Breeds of Wales Championship Dog Show 01639 823 078
  Sun 21 Rottweiler Club of Wales Championship Dog Show
01443 674 103
  Sat 27 - Sun 28 Wonderwool Wales 01938 820 495 (day)
01873 821 205 (Evening)
     
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2 April 2013
Schedules out for Royal Welsh Show

Nearly 1300 classes and special awards are listed in the livestock schedule for this year’s Royal Welsh show in July including over 300 for cattle, 435 for sheep, 80 for pigs and 58 for goats. Classes and special awards for horses and ponies total 374. The schedule has gone out to 5000 potential exhibitors at the four-day event.

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1 April 2013
Rottweiler Club of Wales Championship Dog Show - 21st of April
     
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April
Digwyddiad / Event
Ffôn / Telephone
       
  Sat 20 Working & Pastoral Breeds of Wales Championship Dog Show 01639 823 078
  Sun 21 Rottweiler Club of Wales Championship Dog Show
01443 674 103
  Sat 27 - Sun 28 Wonderwool Wales 01938 820 495 (day)
01873 821 205 (Evening)
     
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27 March 2013
See garden designs at Spring Festival

One of the best alternatives to hiring a professional garden designer is to take a trip to the Royal Welsh Spring Festival to view the exhibits in the Gardeners Corner in the Festival’s Floral Hall. There visitors can see a selection of attractive garden layouts to inspire those who plan to spend some time in the summer months improving and enhancing their gardens at home.

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27 March 2013
Honours for Welsh farmers

A farmer’s wife from the Rhondda Valleys in South Wales has been made an Associate of the Royal Agricultural Societies for her pioneering work in business and management training for those involved in farming and related industry.

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