The parasite control planner has been developed to focus both farmer and vet on the important factors involved specifically with health planning for parasite control in cattle and sheep.

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The Welsh Pasture Project aims to provide information and management advice based on regional grass growth trends, which have been carefully recorded by the dedicated project farmers. Find out more

Sampling, testing and one-to-one advice from local vets is available for Welsh farm businesses registered with Farming Connect.

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Farming Connect - helping you drive your business forward

Our enhanced programme is providing support which is transforming the business prospects of thousands of farmers and foresters.

Many services are fully funded, others are subsidised by up to 80%

To benefit from all that’s now on offer, you will need to register for the programme. Individuals registered under the previous programme will need to re-register.

Check the eligibility criteria, which has now been widened to include more farmers and foresters with smaller holdings, new categories of self-employed contractors and food businesses.

With our support you could:

  • benefit from subsidised business support, tailored to your business needs
  • reduce outputs and increase efficiency across all areas of your business
  • benchmark your performance and work towards progress and growth
  • identify areas for improvement and find solutions to problems
  • develop your skills as part of our new continuing professional development/lifelong learning programme
  • keep up to date with the latest innovations in technology through industry developments and the latest research projects
  • share best practice and benefit from the knowledge of other farmers, industry experts and academic research
  • be inspired by new ideas and find more efficient and innovative ways of working

| Podcasts
Episode 37 – Reducing reliance on wormers through more targeted treatments
In this episode, we discuss strategies to reduce wormer use in ewes with the well-respected sheep…
| News
Four grazing experts join the Welsh Pasture Project for 2021
1 March 2021   Wales has a huge competitive advantage in its ability to reliably grow large…
| Case Studies
Nutrient Management Plan guides upland farm to big gains in grass growth
26 February 2021   Grass yield at a Powys upland farm has significantly increased since steps…
| Technical Articles
The complexities of reducing on-farm greenhouse gas emissions – making farming even more efficient
26 February 2021   Dr Cate Williams: IBERS, Aberystwyth University. Reducing the C…
8 Mar 2021
WEBINAR: Antibiotic Resistance
Webinar attendees will be provided with the global...
9 Mar 2021
WEBINAR: Sheep Lameness
Lameness in sheep causes financial losses estimated...