News

11 June 2013
Another successful year for the Royal Welsh

In spite of the gloom cast by talk of a double-dip recession all three events run by the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society – the Spring Festival, the summer show and the Winter Fair – again provided creditable results during another financially successful year which ended with an overall surplus of £89,578.

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11 June 2013
RWAS feature county fund is highly valued

Supporters of the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society throughout Wales were praised for their generosity by the chairman of the society’s board of directors, Mr John T Davies, at the annual meeting of the society in Anglesey.

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10 June 2013
Brown Swiss for Royal Welsh Show

Brown Swiss cattle, like this one wearing a cowbell, will appear at the Royal Welsh Show in July for the first time.  A dairy breed, they originated in the snow-capped Alpine regions of Switzerland and are noted for their health, hardiness and high volume milk yields.  They are said to represent one of the largest cattle populations in the world and can be found in many countries.  They were exported first to America in the 1860s and have been in Britain for some 40 years.  A breed society was established here in 1973.

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3 June 2013
Tomorrow-Today Exhibition

In 2013, the Society is establishing a new high profile exhibition of innovation in agriculture at the Royal Welsh Show.  The Tomorrow-Today Exhibition aims to promote and encourage innovation in UK agriculture and to facilitate the uptake of new technologies by transferring latest research to grass roots level.

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30 May 2013
Royal Welsh Show entries

More than 7000 entries have been received for this year’s Royal Welsh Show with 3287 horses and ponies, 3029 sheep and 886 cattle including 709 beef animals and 177 dairy.

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29 May 2013
Royal Welsh new exhibition of innovation in agriculture

 The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society is launching an exhibition of innovation in agriculture for the first time at the 2013 Royal Welsh Show (July 22-25).  The exhibition which is being developed in partnership with the Welsh Government Farming Connect Programme aims to promote and encourage innovation in UK agriculture and to facilitate the uptake of new technologies by transferring latest research to grass roots level.

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28 May 2013
Eight new Fellows of Royal Agricultural Societies in Wales

Two farming brothers from Pembrokeshire who achieved the unique distinction in 2008 of being made Associates of the Royal Agricultural Societies have now become Fellows.  Michael and Rowland George of Wolfscastle, Haverfordwest, have received Fellowships for their continuing work as dairy farmers on improving and maximising the potential of the black and white dairy cow, in particular their Brynhyfryd herd of pedigree Holstein cattle, acclaimed as one of the best in Britain.

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28 May 2013
Flying Start for Royal Welsh Agricultural Society

The first major event of the year, the Spring Festival, started successfully once again confirming its reputation as one of the most popular attractions in Wales.

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