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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.

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edited by Jennifer MacKenzie

Clean Air Technology Aids Livestock and Farm Staff
New technology designed to improve the housed environment for livestock whilst simultaneously overcoming potential health hazards for farm workers was a key feature at an on-farm demonstration event in Leicestershire.
NFU Responds to Defra Water Management Consultation
The government is already shifting its approach to strategic water planning with the creation, in the last few months, of regional, multi-sector groups charged with the responsibility of creating regional water plans.
Apply Early for 2019 Funding Schemes
Farmers and land managers applying for BPS and claiming for CS and ES payments are urged to do so in good time ahead of the 15 May deadline.
Longtown Primestock Sale
C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 5,571 prime hoggs and 4,382 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 14th March 2019.
Commissioner Issues Agricultural Leases Code of Practice
Scotland's Tenant Farming Commissioner, Bob McIntosh, has issued a Code of Practice for Agreeing and Managing Agricultural Leases which is to be followed by landowners, tenant farmers and land agents.
Bill Nadin is Recipient of the 2019 John Dennison Award
At the Borderway UK Dairy Expo, Bill Nadin from Sterndale Holsteins, based in Derbyshire, was announced as the 2019 recipient of the John Dennison Lifetime Achievement Award.
John Puts a Feather in his Cap at Spring Poultry Showcase
Lancashire’s John Hindle won his first-ever Craven Feather Auctions championship at the Spring show and sale of poultry and waterfowl at Skipton Auction Mart.
Chefs to Raise Profile of Mixed Weight Free Range Eggs
Support what hens do naturally, free range egg farmers tell chefs and bakers.

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The Benefits of Attending Agricultural Shows for Farmers
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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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