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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

Galloway Deer Farmer Receives Biosphere Certification
Gledpark Deer Park provided the perfect setting on International Day for Biological Diversity to be the latest business in the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere to be awarded the Biosphere Certification Mark.
NFYFC Releases New Video to Highlight Careers
A new educational video, recorded by The National Federation of Young Farmers Clubs, aims to highlight the role crop protection plays in food production and the career opportunities available in agronomy.
Meet Tractor Ted at the Bath & West Show
Tractor Ted is the nation’s favourite little green tractor, and visitors to the Royal Bath & West Show can meet him in person: Look out for Tractor Ted!
Milbrook Nelenya Takes Balmoral Limousin Championship
The 2019 summer major show season kicked off in spectacular Limousin style at the 151st RUAS Balmoral Show on Wednesday 15 May 2019.
Longtown Primestock Sale
C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 626 prime lambs, 2,474 prime hoggs and 3,189 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 23rd May 2019.
Great Turnout at Sunny NSA Welsh Sheep 2019
The need to work together and speak with a common voice to meet the challenges of an uncertain future was emphasised at the NSA Welsh Sheep Event on Tuesday 21st May.
Help Protect British Bees
Honeybees are, quite rightly, in the news a lot these days. Their rapid decline has been widely reported, with challenges including disease, pesticides, the varroa mite and loss of habitat – in towns and cities as much as on farmland.
Moray Vet Elected BVA Scottish Branch President
Vet Kathleen Robertson has been elected as President for the British Veterinary Association Scottish Branch at its annual general meeting.
Rose Blooms to Claim 8,500gns at Skipton Sheep Dog Sale
Welsh handler, Dewi Jenkins, who is currently producing some of the most sought-after and best-sold working sheep dogs in Britain, was again top dog on price at Skipton Auction Mart’s latest sale.

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Farmers Warn Environment Protection Scheme Falls Short
Farmers have called for tougher policies as the government's 'post-Brexit agriculture scheme falls short of the protection which is urgently needed to safeguard the UK environment.
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