News

22 February 2013
£1500 prize money for Royal Welsh woodlands competition

Woodland owners throughout Wales, who have added value to their forestry business through diversification and sustainable management, are being invited to compete for £1500 in prize money in a special Royal Welsh Agricultural Society competition.

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14 February 2013
Show jumpers for Royal Welsh Spring Festival

The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society’s Spring Festival, which attracted a record attendance in 2012 of more than 26,000 visitors, will take place this year on the weekend of May 18 and 19 on the showground at Llanelwedd, Builth Wells.

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14 February 2013
Farming honours for Welsh priest and community champion

A priest who is also a farmer has been made an Associate of the Royal Agricultural Societies.

As a farmer, the Reverend Canon Eileen Davies runs a 300 acre dairy and sheep enterprise at Llanllwni, Pencader, Carmarthenshire, in partnership with her husband, Dyfrig.

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6 February 2013
Award for Glamorgan farmer

A tenant farmer who started on his own account on 110 acres in 1997 and now runs a 2300 acre enterprise near Bridgend has been made an Associate of the Royal Agricultural Societies.

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24 January 2013
Award for North Wales estate owner

Lord Newborough, owner of the Rhug Estate, Corwen, North Wales, has been made an Associate of the Royal Agricultural Societies for his vision and dedication in developing and promoting in Britain and internationally the Rhug brand of organic meats and other organic produce from the estate’s farms.

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24 January 2013
Welsh farmers are honoured

Carmarthenshire farmer Robert Ryan Owen of Penywaun, Trap, Llandeilo, one of the founder members of the Carmarthen Farm Liaison Team which was set up to help guide farmers through the bureaucratic maze of complex schemes, quotas and rules imposed on the agricultural industry, has been made an Associate of the Royal Agricultural Societies.

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8 January 2013
RWAS: Top awards for 2013

For more than 50 years the Sir Bryner Jones Memorial Trophy has been the most prestigious annual prize offered by the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society to those who have attained the highest level of achievement in their chosen sector of farming or related businesses.

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11 December 2012
Changes at top of the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society

Changes at the top of the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society following the recent appointment of Pembrokeshire farmer John Davies as chairman of the society’s board of directors, see his predecessor, David Lewis, of Llandysul, Ceredigion, take over as the new chairman of the society’s Council.

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