16 July 1999

Silage-making title

A WEST Wales milk producer who feeds silage effluent to his cattle is Welsh silage maker of the year.

Gerwyn Owen, Pantygwiail, Lampeter, took the Federation of Wales Grassland Societies and Royal Welsh-sponsored award for the quality of the fodder conserved for his 110 cows and 70 followers.

The all-Wales grassland farming competition organised by the same sponsors has been won by Alun Owen, Llanefydd, Denbigh. &#42