On the momentous day that the first woman bishop was elected in Wales, history was also being made at the Royal Welsh Show ground in Llanelwedd, with Helen Davies from Oswestry becoming the first woman to ever win the prestigious John Gittins Memorial Award for outstanding contributions to the Welsh sheep industry.Read more
With just over three weeks to go until the showground in Llanelwedd is full of visitors, exhibitors and superb livestock, preparations for the annual Royal Welsh Winter Fair are coming together well.Read more
The countdown is on, and with only six weeks to go until the Royal Welsh Winter Fair is in full swing, members of the organising committee and representatives from the event’s three main sponsors have come together to mark the occasion.Read more
Two competitions to find butchers who are top of the chops in Wales are set to take centre stage at this year’s Royal Welsh Winter Fair in Builth Wells in November.Read more
With the preparations for the 27th Royal Welsh Winter Fair in full swing, and the livestock entries beginning to flood into the office, the society are delighted to announce that McCartneys will once again be the events official auctioneers.Read more
The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society is very proud to have amongst its ranks a recently published Nuffield Scholar.Read more
We may all be enjoying a beautiful indian summer, but the focus at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society is very much on the Winter Fair, to be held at the showground in Llanelwedd, Builth Wells on Monday 28 and Tuesday 29 November 2016.Read more
The 1 October closing date for the 2017 Louise Owen Memorial Scholarship is fast approaching!
Established in 2014 by Louise’s family, the annual scholarship of £1,000 to help fund a trip to New Zealand is awarded to the junior shearer in Wales showing greatest promise and aims provide them with the opportunity to develop and advance their skills in sheep shearing.