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The Royal Welsh Show is one of the biggest events in the British agricultural calendar. The four-day event takes place at the showground Llanelwedd. There are a huge range of countryside activities including countryside sports, forestry and cattle, sheep and cattle breed shows and shearing competitions. Read the Farmers Weekly news and reports live from the event.

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FARMLIFE

Video: 7 weird and wonderful caravans at the Royal Welsh

There were many new contenders vying for the coveted best-decorated caravan title at this year’s Royal Welsh Show (25 July 2017). Unsurprisingly, this year there seems to be a theme…

Photos: Wombats, royalty and nappers sum up summer shows

The Farmers Weekly Livestock team have had a very busy June and July, with the Royal Highland, Great Yorkshire and Royal Welsh Shows.  Here are a few of the photos…

8 photos of the best caravans from the Royal Welsh

Many colourful looking caravans have been spied making their way to this year’s Royal Welsh Show, in Builth.  With the prize of a free stay in the Young People’s Village…

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LIVESTOCK

Royal Welsh 2018: Davlea Holsteins wins top dairy silverware

In the Holstein ring Davlea Holsteins, from Ilminster, Somerset, was awarded the supreme dairy silverware with their home-bred junior cow in a hotly contested line-up. Judge Ashley Flemming from Downpatrick,…

NEWS

Q&A: NFU Cymru president on Brexit concerns for Welsh farming

At the Royal Welsh Show this week, NFU Cymru representatives explained to Defra secretary Michael Gove the outstanding contribution that Welsh farmers make to society as producers of Wales’ food, environment and…

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MACHINERY

Machinery steals the show at Royal Welsh Show

Machinery exhibitors at the Royal Welsh Show presented plenty of ideas for making life on the farm easier or more productive. Here is our roundup of the best bits, including…

BREXIT

Hard Brexit must be avoided at all costs, farmers tell PM

Farm leaders urged Theresa May to avoid a hard Brexit at all costs during talks at the Royal Welsh Show on Thursday (26 July). The prime minister toured the Builth…

LIVESTOCK

Video: Dairy farmer says government must act now on fodder

A Welsh dairy farmer is urging the government to step in to help prevent a looming fodder crisis this autumn. Hefyn Wilson, who farms 85 Holstein and 15 Jersey cows…

FARMLIFE

Royal Welsh Show 2018 highlights and photos

The Royal Welsh Show celebrated its 99th anniversary from 23-26 July at Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys. Visitors flocked to the four-day farming extravaganza, which is fast becoming Europe’s biggest agricultural…

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Video: Dairy farmer says government must act now on fodder

A Welsh dairy farmer is urging the government to step in to help prevent a looming fodder crisis this autumn. Hefyn Wilson, who farms 85 Holstein and 15 Jersey cows…

NEWS

Emotional appeal to find son missing from Royal Welsh

The family of 19-year-old James Corfield are "desperate" as fears mount for his safety after he vanished on a night out at the Royal Welsh Show in the early hours…

LIVESTOCK

Video: Familiar faces triumph in Royal Welsh show rings

Many show stalwarts returned to the rings of the Royal Welsh Show in style this year (24-27 July) to claim the coveted silverware.  The Wilson familiy’s Tregibby herd from Ceredigion…

BREXIT

Video: Young farmers voice Brexit hopes and fears

Young farmers were among the biggest supporters of Brexit in last year’s EU referendum. According to an Farmers Weekly poll, almost two-thirds (62%) said they intended to vote leave. More…

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