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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  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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18 March 2013
Top dogs at Royal Welsh Spring Festival

More than 1000 dogs and their owners will converge on the Royal Welsh showground at Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, in May to compete for the prizes at the only premier open dog show held in Wales.

The ‘Premier Open Show’ status has been granted to the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society’s canine section by the Kennel Club for the fifth successive year, once again making it a qualifier for Crufts, the world’s largest dog show.

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11 March 2013
RWAS £3000 scholarship for students

Agricultural students in Wales who have qualified academically to enter a degree or equivalent higher education course in land-based studies may be able to benefit from a £3000 Royal Welsh Agricultural Society scholarship fund sponsored by Waitrose.

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7 March 2013
Schedules out for Royal Welsh Spring Festival

A record 340 classes and special awards have been scheduled for this year’s Royal Welsh Spring Festival which takes place on the showground at Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, on May 18 – 19.

The livestock schedule for the event has gone out to thousands of smallholders and potential exhibitors and lists 143 classes and special awards for sheep, 63 for pigs, 78 for goats including Angora, Pygmy and Dairy breeds, and 10 for cattle.

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7 March 2013
Scurry driving challenge at RWAS Spring Festival

The scurry driving classes at the Festival will be run under the rules of the Scurry Driving Association. Owners and drivers must be members of the Association and the ponies registered. The carriages also have to comply with standard measurements and axle widths.

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