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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

CLA Urges Farmers to Follow Hedge Cutting Rules
The Country Land and Business Association is reminding farmers to ensure that they follow the rules with their hedge cutting and trimming at this time of year.
Longtown Primestock Sale
C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 8,438 sheep comprising of 2,716 prime lambs and 5,722 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 18th July 2019.
Destroying Sheep Post-Brexit is Worst Case Scenario
The National Sheep Association is clear that contingency support, if done correctly, would be sufficient to support the industry and prevent the mass slaughter of lambs in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Scotmin Nutrition Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Longevity in agriculture demands adaptability says leading nutritional supplement specialists Scotmin Nutrition.
World Off Track to Meet Sustainable Development Goal
The world is off track to meet most of the Sustainable Development Goal targets linked to hunger, food security and nutrition, according to a FAO report.
Acidic Soils Could be Affecting Scottish Farm Production
Nearly half of the soil samples collected from the Farm Advisory Service Soil and Nutrient Network farms are suffering from low pH levels according to a new report.
British Ploughing Champion Bidding to Win World Title
Tyne & Wear arable farmer, Peter Alderslade, who is the current British ploughing champion in the reversible class is ready for a 4000-mile transatlantic trip.
Not All Scottish Supermarkets Stock Scottish Beef Burgers
During a period of prolonged warm weather many in Scotland will be hoping to enjoy some high-quality Scotch Beef burgers.
Large Dairy Herds Growing Rapidly
Large dairy herds are growing rapidly, both in terms of size and productivity, according to the annual Dairy Costings Report from Kingshay.

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