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.Read more
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.
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
Anglesey farmer Wyn Jones of Castellior, Menai Bridge, has been elected president of the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society for 2013 when Anglesey will be the feature county.Read more