Our Farms

Since 2015, our Demonstration Network farmers, supported by sector specific industry experts, have been trialling and implementing more efficient and profitable ways of managing their businesses.

Selected for their progressive approach and ambition to operate at peak performance levels.

 

Technical Officers


Demonstration Network Directory image
Demonstration Network Directory

Our Demonstration and Focus Sites form our Demonstration network.

These sites, located throughout Wales, have been selected in order to share with the wider industry examples of best practice, innovation and new technologies on farm.

Previous Sites (image)
Previous Sites

Look back at completed projects and trials across our Demonstration Network.

Our farmers have learned which systems work well and which do not, implementing new or different approaches to achieve their goals.

Baseline
Baseline

Complete a Baseline to start your journey through the Farming Connect programme

Increasing profitability. Reducing GHG emissions.
Increasing profitability. Reducing GHG emissions.

Discover ways to increase profitability and reduce GHG emissions using the NEW interactive farm

Events
26 May 2020
WEBINAR: Time to reseed - part 1
Join Farming Connect and Charlie Morgan Grassmaster,...
27 May 2020
Marketing & Diversification Surgery
Online
Have you thought about starting up an additional business...
Surgery/Clinic
28 May 2020
WEBINAR: Liner choice: how to find the right milking liner for your herd
The milking liner is the only part of the milking...

Latest our farms projects

Fferm Rhiwaedog

Emyr, Aled and Dylan Jones Fferm Rhiwaedog, Bala, Gwynedd Key areas you wish to focus on as a demonstration farmer...

Latest News and Events

| Publications
FC - Issue 27 - May/June 2020
Below is the 27th issue of Farming Connect’s technical publication for farmers and foresters in…
| News
First fat tailed Damara lambs born in Wales
20 May 2020   In the early 1990s, Anglesey farmer Peter Williams left home to work on a 30…
| News
Put quality before quantity by cutting silage early, farmers advised
19 May 2020   Dairy farmers who improve silage quality by just 1 metabolisable energy (ME…
| Case Studies
Milking for all it’s worth (Farming Connect Udder Health Visit)
19 May 2020   Case Study: Ynysgain, Criccieth   In July 2019, Farming Connect…
| Case Studies
Want or need to get your cv noticed?
18 May 2020   Setting out your skills and experience for a cv or completing a job application…
| News
Dairy farm exploits genomic testing to identify most productive heifer replacements
15 May 2020   A Pembrokeshire dairy farm is screening the genomics of its heifer calves…