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2008-07-31 18:00:29

By ANDREW FORGRAVE Rural Affairs Editor FISH farming can become a major industry in Wales, according to the country's first Fisheries Strategy, launched this week by rural affairs minister Elin Jones.

2008-07-31 18:00:21

WELSH forestry is set for a return to the centre of the rural agenda after decades in the political wilderness. Climate change has handed the sector a new role which could even see the amount of Welsh woodland expand after years of stagnation.

2008-07-15 18:00:00

By Steve Dube A FARMER described as "a fantastic example" of innovation and enterprise helped to launch the newpounds 30m range of Farming Connect services last week.

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2008-04-09 04:10:00

A tuberculosis outbreak in Welsh cattle as resulted in a “targeted cull” of badgers to eradicate the disease. Details and location of the cull have not been announced.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.