A 4th generation farmer from Bridgend has highlighted why #FarmingMatters when he met with Ogmore AM Huw Irranca-Davies, at his farm to raise awareness of the concerns for farming in Wales.
Will Howells who has taken over his grandfather’s 143 hectare holding - Baiden farm - Cefn Cribbwr, Bridgend, which includes owned and rented land, runs 16 cattle and 600 ewes.
The family have also invested into 2 Gaia wind turbines on the farm, which were installed in 2015 and 2014 and the farm is in the Glastir Entry and Advanced scheme.
Speaking at his farm, Will said: “I would like to thank Huw Irranca-Davies AM for joining us here at Baiden Farm and listening to our concerns about the future of our industry.
“We discussed many #FarmingMatters such as funding for the future, the next generation of farmers and how we can attract more young people to take up farming, bovine TB and agri-environmental schemes.