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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

The Sheep of Things to Come

Research looking at ways of breeding sheep and goats to cope with climate change has found significant variations in how individual animals respond to fluctuating weather conditions.

New Drone Technology on Show at LAMMA

New easy to use drone technology that will help farmers to walk crops more efficiently is to be unveiled by Drone Ag at LAMMA.

Texel Society Launches new iTexel Database

The Texel Sheep Society is proud to launch the first phase of its new iTexel cloud-based database for the collection, storage, analysis and publishing of animal data within the breed.

Longtown Primestock Sale

C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 8,299 sheep comprising of 5,173 prime lambs and 3,126 cast ewes & rams and 16 cast cows at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 14th November 2019.

Fundamental Shift in Approach to Water Level Management Needed

A fundamental shift in the government's approach to dealing with flood risk and water management is required, with a bolder, braver and more innovative investment program.

Rural app designed for Farmers and Landowners

A clever app designed for farmers and landowners to access all sorts of key rural information in one place has been created by a leading property consultancy – and is free to download.

First Aid for Farmers

Unique first aid course launched by H&H Group specifically for farmers with real-life farm-based scenarios.

Young Farmers to Plant Trees to Combat Climate Change

Members of Young Farmers Clubs from across England and Wales are planting more than 9,000 trees over the next two months to help in the fight against climate change.

Increased Demand for Charolais Bulls at Welshpool

Topping at 6,100gns with an average of £3615.94 for the 32 bulls sold, an increase of five from last year’s tally, the sale at Welshpool on Thursday 7 November also saw the clearance rate rise by an impressive 14%.

Meonside Tops Skipton Beef Shorthorn Highlight
A first-time foray south of the border to make its debut at the North of England Beef Shorthorn Club’s 10th annual show and sale paid rich dividends for the Meonside herd.

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The Impact Technology Has Had On Agricultural Advancements
Farming has come a far way since the dawn of time and it’s through the evolution of technology the quality of farmers lives and agricultural advancements have been made possible.

Pros and Cons of Subsidies for Farmers
Brexit is ushering in all sorts of permutations in different areas in the UK and abroad.

The Benefits of Attending Agricultural Shows for Farmers
The farming business to some people is just the same as the business conducted by betting sites in that it’s all about gambling.

Farmers Warn Environment Protection Scheme Falls Short
Farmers have called for tougher policies as the government's 'post-Brexit agriculture scheme falls short.
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