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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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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…

NEWS

Royal Welsh Show 2017: Brexit and bovine TB top agenda

The future success of agriculture in Wales after Brexit will dominate proceedings at the Royal Welsh Show later this month, say farm leaders. Some 240,000 people are expected to descend on…

Photos: 12 beef breed champions from the Royal Welsh Show

Out of the hundreds of cattle entries at this year's Royal Welsh Show 12 individuals came out on top and reigned supreme in the beef ring. Here's a round-up of…

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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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News

FARMLIFE

Welsh farmers unite behind NFU Cymru bale campaign

The vital role farmers play in producing food, caring for the environment and shaping landscapes is being highlighted to the Welsh public. Farmers across the country have taken to social…

ROYAL WELSH SHOW

Slurry storage and Brexit to be hot topics at Royal Welsh

Welsh farmers are expecting greater clarity on what Brexit will mean for their markets and an announcement on capital grants for slurry storage when they gather for the Royal Welsh Show…

SHEEP

Royal Welsh Show sheep champion of champions renamed

The champion of champions in the sheep ring at the Royal Welsh Show (24-27 July) has been renamed as exhibit number 4058, a Beulah Speckled Face ewe exhibited by AD…

BOVINE TB

TB scheme to reward good cattle biosecurity and herd health

Farm leaders have welcomed moves by the governments in England and Wales to further integrate a scheme promoting cattle biosecurity and herd health into bovine TB control programmes. From October,…

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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…

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…

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