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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

High Rainfall Leads to Increase in Land Subsidence
Is your land over a former coal mine and experiencing subsidence - Tracey Jackson MRICS FAAV, Associate and Chartered Surveyor with H&H Land and Property looks at the repercussions of recent reports on subsidence.
NEMSA Looks to the Future with Confidence
NEMSA, the North of England Mule Sheep Association, remains in fine heart, with a growing membership fast approaching four figures and a solid financial footing, members heard at a well-attended 34th annual general meeting.
Data Protection Pitfalls Could Cost Farmers £millions
New data protection rules could potentially cost farmers millions of pounds in fines if they do not comply, the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers has warned.
Sam Martin Wins Fleming Youth Trophy
Sam Martin of the Springhill British Blue Herd in Co Down, Northern Ireland has been awarded the John Fleming Trophy for his contribution to the British Blue Cattle Society.
New NFYFC Chairman calls for more Food and Farming Education
The new Chairman of leading rural youth organisation The National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs wants to see more food and farming education in schools.
NFUS Calls for Supermarkets to Commit to Scottish Lamb
NFU Scotland has written to all major supermarkets asking them to commit to offering tasty Scottish lamb this Easter.
NSA Highlights Proposed Sheep Dipping Regulation Change
A proposed five-fold increase in licence fees for farmers and contractors to dispose of waste water after dipping sheep is a potential threat to the high animal welfare standards that producers in the UK pride themselves on, says the National Sheep Association.
New Holland Presents Autonomous T4.110F Vineyard Tractor
New Holland Agriculture is partnering with E. & J. Gallo Winery, the largest family-owned winery in the world, in a pilot project testing its NH Drive autonomous technology applied to T4.110F vineyard tractors.

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Two Way Radio vs Mobile Phones
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