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This section contains documents and publications relating to farming and countryside, pesticides and the Single Application Form.

Annual report on Local Authority Smallholdings in Wales

The report provides statistical information on the area and number of small holdings held by smallholding authorities.

Professor Wynne Jones: Independent Review of Learning Delivered by Further Education Colleges and the Relevance of that Delivery in Supporting Farm Businesses in Wales January 2015

The colleges and universities in Wales with a land-based element in their mission are a crucial element of the future prosperity of the agricultural and other rural industries in Wales.

Malcolm Thomas: Next Generation into Farming Report - May 2014

"To achieve a truly resilient industry there are many factors that come into play, but the main aim must be to have sustainable, profitable and professionally managed farms as the core ambition." - Malcolm Thomas M.B.E.

Countryside survey: Wales results from 2007

The Countryside Survey provides a comprehensive survey of the UK countryside in the light of Government policies and environmental influences such as Climate Change.

Farming, Food & Countryside: Building a secure future - A new strategy for farming

This strategy outlines the Welsh Government’s Rural Affairs policy direction through to 2020.

Annual Report 2010

Report on progress during the last year on delivering the key priorities of the Farming, Food and Countryside strategy.