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Agriculture on the Web

Stackyard is an on-line farming magazine bringing news, views and comment. Links to farming related web sites worldwide - cattle associations, sheep societies, pig farms, llama and alpaca breeders, auction marts, farm machinery, property, rural estate agents.

Jennifer Mackenzie


edited by Jennifer MacKenzie

Compulsory Purchase Disputes on the Rise
Compulsory purchase of land is becoming an increasingly challenging area, with more infrastructure work and a growing number of issues created by contractors.
Limousin Bulls Meet a Strong Demand at Stirling
Goldies Justgreat and Goldies Jenson from the herd of Bruce Goldie, Townfoot Farm, made 9000gns apiece to lead a strong demand for Limousin bulls at the British Limousin Cattle Society’s May Sale at Stirling.
Farm Rents are Falling but Need to Come Down More
The Tenant Farmers Association has produced evidence showing reductions in farm rents are occurring but that there is a need for these to go further.
Future Beef Farmer Challenge Returns
The 2016 NBA Beef Expo to be held at Bakewell Auction Mart on Friday May 20th sees the return of the popular Future Beef Farmer Challenge.
Potato Spotlight Shines on Young Caterers
This month sees the launch of a new educational initiative from AHDB Potatoes, to equip catering students with increased knowledge and practical skills to ‘prep’, ‘cook’ and ‘serve’ great tasting potatoes.
Continued Spread of Peste des Petits Ruminants
FAO and OIE map campaign to stamp out a virus that kills millions of sheep and goats each year.
Livestock Movement Rules May Benefit Farmers
The National Sheep Association has welcomed new movement reporting rules for farmers in England as ‘a step in the right direction’ and urges all sheep keepers to consider how to make the most of them over the coming months.

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