News - The Society

6 September 2018
Effect of Quarantine Units on Agriculture Shows

Following a discussion with our Chief Veterinary Office for Wales Professor Christiane Glossop at the Annual ASAO Conference is was clearly noted by number of people that the new Quarantine Units will have a huge impact on the local shows.

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4 September 2018Le Tour de Maldwyn
Le Tour de Maldwyn

On Saturday 8 September, our Chief Executive, Steve Hughson, will be taking on this year’s annual chief exec’s challenge – Le Tour de Maldwyn.

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3 July 2018The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society adjusts its sails to ride the winds of change.
The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society adjusts its sails to ride the winds of change.

“In looking to the future, our resilience and ability to accommodate change will be our key to success.” said Mr John T Davies in his address to members at the Annual General Meeting of the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society held on 21 June.

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18 May 2018Thousands turn out to the Royal Welsh Grassland Event 2018
Thousands turn out to the Royal Welsh Grassland Event 2018

The setting for the 2018 Royal Welsh Grassland Event, in the heart of this year’s Royal Welsh Feature County of Montgomeryshire, made it readily accessible to farmers from a wide area of England and Wales and attracted an impressive number of visitors.

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15 May 2018
Safety Group

A number of safety and welfare improvements will be introduced in and around Builth Wells in time for this year’s Royal Welsh Show following a wide-ranging review.

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26 April 2018
RWAS gives £22,750 to farming charity R.A.B.I

For more than a century, the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society (RWAS) has played a leading role in the development of agriculture and the rural Welsh economy. Today, that development includes the support of organisations such as R.A.B.I – farming’s oldest and largest welfare charity.

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26 April 2018Royal Welsh Grassland Event 2018
Royal Welsh Grassland Event 2018

The setting for the 2018 Royal Welsh Grassland Event, in the heart of this year’s RWAS Feature County, makes it readily accessible to farmers from a wide area of England and Wales. The fact that the host, Martin Evans, is a highly regarded dairy farmer, contractor, businessman and former Sir Bryner Jones winner means the event is perfectly placed to attract record crowds.

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26 February 2018
‘Deal or No Deal’? CARAS members discuss their views on BREXIT

Held earlier this year at IBERS, Aberystwyth, the annual CARAS (Council for Awards of Royal Agricultural Societies) Wales Conference, titled ‘Deal or No Deal’, continued the ambition of the organisation to help to shape and influence the future of agriculture.

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