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
The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society has established a Young Members Forum as a means of promoting the society’s aims and objectives to the younger generation.
Brief details about the forum were revealed by the chairman of the Royal Welsh board of directors, John Davies, at a meeting of the society’s Council at Builth Wells.
A top price of more than £8000 and an attendance of 25,636 – the fourth highest since the event was established in 1990 – ensured the success of the 2012 Royal Welsh Winter Fair despite flooded roads which made travel to Llanelwedd difficult from some areas of Wales.Read more