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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

Livestock Showing Bolsters Businesses and Unites the Industry
It takes a team effort to prepare the largest dairy show in the country, but at the heart of it all are the exhibitors. For them, the Dairy Show is an opportunity to compare their animals with the best in the industry, and identify potential new genetics to add to their herd.
New Single Rotor Grass Rakes from Kuhn
KUHN Farm Machinery has added three new mounted, single rotor grass rakes to its range of hay and silage making equipment, with all three models sharing features from the company’s larger twin and four-rotor rakes.
Record Average for North Country Cheviot Hill Rams
Wednesday 20th September saw the annual show and sale of North Country Cheviot Hill rams at Lockerbie where a record average of £1037.80 was achieved - a rise of £255.16 on the year.
Longtown Primestock Sale
C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 22 cattle, 3,379 prime lambs and 7,831 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 21st September 2017.
ALKA Feed Options Highlight Versatility of Alkalisation
Many UK dairy farmers could boost their use of highly cost-effective home-grown cereals in cow diets by as much as 40% thanks to a range of versatile new alkalising feed options from FiveF Alka Limited.
Confidence is High in Dairy Sector
A resounding number of dairy farmers are confident about their future post-Brexit, despite questions over future trade deals and farm payments.
Calls for Farmers to Take Action Following Wet Summer
SAC Consulting, part of Scotland’s Rural College, is calling on all livestock farmers in areas affected by wet summer weather to plan for the coming winter to ensure adequate feed levels.

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One Lock for All? Don’t Count On It On the Farm
It is easy to assume that one padlock is much like another.
How to Prepare for the End of CAP
Few political events in recent times divided UK public opinion like the EU referendum.
Two Way Radio vs Mobile Phones
Managing any kind of farming operation brings with it unique organisational challenges.

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Agricultural Show Dates 2017/2018

Agricultural Show

Our calendar of UK country life and farming showcase events features county shows, country fairs, rural shows, agricultural and countryside expositions. more...