News - The Society

16 October 2017Welsh shearers set new record.
Welsh shearers set new record.

Flying the flag for Welsh farming, two exceptional Welsh blade shearers, Gareth Pennant Owen and Clive Hamer, have become champions by setting the British record for the ‘Nine hour two stand blade shearing on lambs’.

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6 September 2017All Wales Ploughing and Hedging Championships - a rural day out for all the family
All Wales Ploughing and Hedging Championships - a rural day out for all the family

Later this month a small corner of the Vale of Glamorgan will become a hive of activity while it hosts the 58th All Wales Ploughing and Hedging Championships and the Ploughing Five Nations Challenge.

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19 June 2017The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society promises to maintain resilience in a rapidly changing world
The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society promises to maintain resilience in a rapidly changing world

“We are committed to maintaining resilience and building a strong future in a rapidly changing world.” said Mr John T Davies in his address to members at the Annual General Meeting of the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society on 14th June.

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1 March 2017Royal Welsh Muck & Soil Event - 24 August 2017
Royal Welsh Muck & Soil Event - 24 August 2017

An exciting new event is to be included in this year's Royal Welsh calendar next year.

The 2017 Muck and Soil Event will be held at Coleg Sir Gar, Gelli Aur Campus on 24th August, bringing together working demonstrations, trade stands, research plots, information, advice and much more.

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31 January 2017
Royal Welsh Sponsor Builth Wells Christmas lights

Each year Builth Wells Town Council, with the help of its volounteers, lights up the streets with a fantastic display of Christmas lights.

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14 December 2016Royal Welsh elects 2017 President
Royal Welsh elects 2017 President

Successful managing director of Wales’ largest family owned independent food wholesaler, Castell Howell Foods, has been officially elected as the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society’s President for 2017.

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14 December 2016The Royal Welsh promises to move with the times
The Royal Welsh promises to move with the times

“Whilst we reflect on the success of 2016, we must never forget to look ahead to next year and beyond” said Mr David Lewis, the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society’s chairman of council.

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27 September 2016‘Agricultural societies and shows: where do we go from here?’
‘Agricultural societies and shows: where do we go from here?’

The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society is very proud to have amongst its ranks a recently published Nuffield Scholar.

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