On March 2, 1954 a form of Petition was delivered to General Raikes, Her Majesty's Lieutenant for the County of Brecon
, requesting that he approach Her Majesty the Queen, asking whether Her Majesty would graciously honour the Society by attending the Bi-Centenary Show in 1955.
Mr Powell paid special thanks to his ``native'' county of Brecon
and Radnor and all the FUW staff, but said it was time for him to step down and let the next generation take over.
Sian Roberts-Davies, NFU policy adviser for South-East Wales, which includes the infected county of Brecon
and Radnor, says that farmers are having their ability to earn a living taken away.