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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

Fact-Checking Website Challenges Inaccuracies in Scientific Reporting
‘What the Science Says’ is a new website which sets out to challenge misinformation and misreporting of ecological science.
Total Clearance at Skipton Sheep Sales
Skipton Auction Mart’s second store lamb sale of the current season attracted another robust entry of 5,638 head, presented in fine bloom, with good, fresh looking sorts very much the order of the day.
Dairy Show Gets the Green Light for October
Dairy producers will at last be able to get out and about to meet colleagues, see new kit and hear from expert speakers, with the welcome news that the Dairy Show will go ahead on 7 October.
Green Light for Ground-Breaking Bovine TB Vaccine Field Trials
World-leading bovine tuberculosis (bTB) TB cattle vaccination trials are set to get underway in England and Wales as a result of a major breakthrough by government scientist.
New Breed Secretary at The British Limousin Cattle Society
The British Limousin Society is pleased to announce the appointment of Will Ketley as the new Breed Secretary from 1st July 2020.
How Gene Edited Crops Can Avoid Making the Same Mistakes as GMOs
Despite their vast potential to help improve global food security while reducing pesticide use, many countries are extremely resistant to planting genetically modified crops.
Post-Brexit Farming and Climate Revolution
Post-Brexit DEFRA plans will bring climate-focused replacement to Countryside Stewardship and subsidy policy.
Farmland Values Rising Due to Low Supply
The price of farmland rose by an average of 3% in England during the first six months of 2020 because of historically low supply and pent-up demand, according to latest figures from land and property specialists Strutt & Parker.

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The History of Coffee: 5 Stimulating Facts
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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.


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