Ifan takes the reins

Ifan Jones Evans

When Fferm Ffactor returns in the autumn, there will be a new presenter at the helm: Ifan Jones Evans, the radio and TV presenter from Ceredigion.

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Gwenno wins Fferm Ffactor 2013


Gwenno Pugh is the winner of Fferm Ffactor 2013 - the first female winner in the show’s history.

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The Finalists

  • Dewi

    DEWI, 34

    Llanddowror, St Clears

    • Runs a Holstein and Jersey cattle dairy farm
    • Keeps 150 sheep – pedigree Charolais and cross Texel and Suffolk
    • Leader of St Clear's Young Farmers Club
    • It’s important for me that I have fun when doing something but at this stage of the competition winning would mean everything to me. I have to keep going now and if I win Fferm Ffactor then it will mean 'happy days'!

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  • Gwenno

    GWENNO, 28

    Talsarnau, Harlech

    • Farms pigs, cows and sheep in Harlech and on her father's farm in Anglesey
    • Studied Agriculture at Aberystwyth University
    • Worked for three months on a dairy farm in the USA
    • I’m so pleased to have come this far but now I have to win! I’m the first woman to reach the final and I will become the first woman to win Fferm Ffactor too.

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  • Hefin

    HEFIN, 30

    Padog, Ysbyty Ifan

    • Used to shear 10,000 sheep a year
    • Has represented Wales and sheared in Norway and New Zealand
    • Breeds and shows Limousin cattle
    • Recently in the competition I feel I haven’t done as well as I should but now I’m going to show what I’m made of. There’s no point going for second or third place now; you just have to go for the win.

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  • Carys

    CARYS, 33

    Ganllwyd, Dolgellau

    • Eliminated in episode 3
    • The judges had expected better from me in the sheep dog trial task.

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  • Dafydd

    DAFYDD, 33


    • Eliminated in episode 4
    • I had so much fun. I've made loads of new friends.

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  • Rhys

    RHYS, 33

    Tywyn, Gwynedd

    • Eliminated in episode 6
    • I am very disappointed. I got far in the competition, but not far enough.

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  • Mathew

    MATHEW, 24

    Nantgaredig, Carmarthen

    • Eliminated in episode 2
    • I was aware that my weaknesses would be anything to do with sheep

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  • Dylan Harries


    Llanfyrnach, Pembrokeshire

    • Eliminated in episode 2
    • The tasks at the begining of the series weren’t what I was expecting.

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  • Rhydian

    RHYDIAN, 33

    Penderyn, Aberdare

    • Eliminated in episode 5
    • I'm very disappointed but I tried my best.

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  • Dylan Jones


    Bodffordd, Anglesey

    • Eliminated in episode 5
    • I enjoyed all the tasks apart from the questions in Y Gadair (The Chair).

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