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  • Drop in NZ lamb exports expected during 2015

    Dec 18 2014

    The quantity of New Zealand lamb available for export in 2015 is expected to be down - even though the number of lambs has increased over the last 12 months.

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  • Changes in pesticide legislation lie ahead

    Dec 16 2014

    Legislation on the use and application of grassland pesticides is changing and farmers across Wales need to ensure that they are complying with the rules.

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  • Roasts a rarity – except at Christmas

    Dec 15 2014

    Families will gather at the dinner table this Christmas to indulge in a festive feast and enjoy each other’s company. In many households, however, the tradition of sitting down to a roast dinner has become a rare occasion at all other times of the year.

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  • Young butchers battle it out at the Winter Fair

    Dec 5 2014

    Apprentice butcher, Peter Rushford was crowned winner of the ‘Welsh Young Butcher of the Year’ competition held at the Royal Welsh Winter Fair.

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  • Exclusive Welsh Lamb Club expands its membership

    Dec 5 2014

    Five more top chefs have been granted membership of Hybu Cig Cymru - Meat Promotion Wales’ exclusive Welsh Lamb Club.

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  • The final phase of the Red Meat Roadshow

    Dec 4 2014

    Visitors to the famous Italianate village of Portmeirion will bid a fond farewell to the Red Meat Roadshow this weekend as it sets off on its last outing.

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  • HCC boosts profile of Welsh red meat to international visitors

    Dec 1 2014

    Retailers, importers and journalists from as far afield as Scandinavia and Japan have visited Wales in a bid to raise the profile and boost overseas sales of Welsh Lamb.

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  • ‘Target resources to provide real boost for food and farming sectors’

    Dec 1 2014

    Future European and Government funding must be targeted to provide tangible benefits for the Welsh food and farming sector.

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  • Silage and health booklet joins vast library on HCC stand

    Nov 28 2014

    A wealth of information for farmers will be available on the HCC stand during the Winter Fair.

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  • Mapping out a secure future for the Welsh beef industry

    Nov 27 2014

    Close cooperation between all links in the supply chain, coupled with a fully coordinated partnership between the industry, HCC and the Welsh Government to develop and promote the beef herd in Wales, is the best way to secure a viable future for the indus

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  • Top line-up of events on HCC’s Winter Fair stand

    Nov 27 2014

    Cookery demonstrations by top chefs, a carcase classification competition for farmers and the chance for visitors to win a hamper filled with prime Welsh produce will take place on the Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales stand at the Royal Welsh Winter

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  • Welsh sheep figures rise as number of beef cattle falls

    Nov 24 2014

    The number of sheep and dairy cattle in Wales continues to rise while the beef herd has declined, according to new figures that have just been released.

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  • Controlling costs is key for farm profitability

    Nov 24 2014

    There continues to be a big discrepancy between the performance of the top third of Welsh farms compared with the rest, according to Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales.

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  • Healthy eating advice from HCC

    Nov 20 2014

    Red meat is an important component of a balanced diet as it contains valuable nutrients that are beneficial for our health.

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  • HCC sheep project is a hit with farmers

    Nov 20 2014

    A million pound project designed to help Welsh sheep farmers overcome barriers to electronic recording has reached its target – less than a fortnight after it was launched.

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