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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

Year of Change for Young Farmers

The new Chairman of leading rural youth organisation The National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs is promising a year of change as the organisation develops a new strategy to meet the needs of rural young people today.

Limousin Champion and Reserve Reach 30,000gns

At the British Limousin Cattle Society's early spring sale held at Carlisle on Saturday 15th February 2020, two bulls from Bruce Goldie, Townfoot, Mouswald, Dumfries shared the day's honours when each bid to 30,000gns.

Dairy Robots Rekindle Family Farm

A 200 head dairy farm on the Devon Cornwall border will open its gates to show fellow dairy farmers how installing DeLaval milking robots have helped create a future for the family and the herd.

NFU President Opens Hartpury Agri-Tech Centre

National Farmers’ Union President Minette Batters has performed the official opening of the new £2 million Hartpury Agri-Tech Centre.

Oddacres Clinch Crown at Skipton BFL Females Highlight

The Oddacres Blue Faced Leicester flock in Embsay, improved on their reserve championship success the previous year when stepping up to take the champion’s crown at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual winter sale of Bluefaced Leicester females.

Peter Baul takes Championship again at Craven Dairy Auction

Bishop Thornton’s Peter Baul bagged back-to-back Craven Dairy Auction titles at Skipton Auction Mart.

How Farmers Can Claim Inheritance Tax Relief

A new tribunal ruling has shown the importance of farmers keeping up farming activities in later life to claim thousands of pounds in inheritance tax relief after they die, a rural expert has said.

JCB Output Reduced Due to Coronavirus

JCB is set to reduce production levels at UK factories due to anticipated component shortages from Chinese suppliers impacted by the coronavirus outbreak, the company have announced.

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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.

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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