Key Stage 3: 11-14 Years Sustainable Farming

Livestock farming for meat production has been an established industry in Wales for many years. Over the years farming techniques have been altered and modernised. Animal health and welfare, and sustainability remain high priorities for farmers. 

Animals have been bred to produce leaner meat which has a positive impact on our diet and health.

Issues such as the impact of red meat production on the environment is currently a hot topic for discussion.
In Wales beef and lamb are raised overwhelmingly through non-intensive farming which relies on abundant grass and rainfall rather than energy-intensive imported feed. This makes Wales one of the most sustainable places on Earth to produce red meat.

Take a look at the resources below which provides information on ‘The Welsh Way’ of farming cattle, sheep and pigs.

Resources

Cattle Farming in Wales

Cattle Farming in Wales

Let’s take a closer look at the beef industry in Wales...

Pig Farming in Wales

Pig Farming in Wales

Let’s take a closer look at the pig industry in Wales...

Sheep Farming in Wales

Sheep Farming in Wales

Let’s take a closer look at the sheep industry in Wales...

Dispelling the Myths

Dispelling the Myths

Working with our natural environment...

The Welsh Way

The Welsh Way

Towards Global Leadership in Sustainable Lamb and Beef Production.

Videos

Uniquely Welsh. It's in the taste.

Uniquely Welsh. It's in the taste.

As part of our campaign highlighting the sustainable nature of producing Welsh Lamb and Welsh Beef, we visited Caryl Hughes at her farm in north Wales to create a TV advert that will be shown in homes across the country.

Farming in harmony with nature

Farming in harmony with nature

Despite media coverage to the contrary, the fact remains that Wales is one of the world’s most sustainable places to produce ethically reared and premium quality red meat.

Meinir's Story

Meinir's Story

Family farms doing what they do best: Farming is not a nine to five job; it’s something that farmers have got to be on-call 24 hours a day for – but that’s what Meinir loves doing.

Sustainable farming in Wales

Sustainable farming in Wales

Due to its topography and landscape favouring a grassland system of production, Wales is one of the most sustainable places in the world to produce red meat.

The story behind the food

The story behind the food

Learn more about the love and passion that goes into creating premium PGI Welsh Lamb and Welsh Beef.