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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


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NFU Meets New Defra Secretary of State
The NFU has met with the new Defra Secretary of State Andrea Leadsom and outlined an ambitious vision for domestic agriculture.
National & World Ploughing Matches 2016
The Society of Ploughmen are delighted to stage World Ploughing 2016 at Crockey Hill, near York on 8 to 11 September 2016, by kind permission of Hobson Farming Ltd.
JCB Fastrac Celebrates 25 Years
JCB is celebrating 25 years production of the Fastrac, a range of agricultural tractors that remain unique to this day and continue to offer farmers and contractors an unmatched combination of features and performance advantages resulting in high levels of productivity and utilisation.
Let's Base Regulatory Approaches on Robust Risk Assessment
The UK has often been a lonely voice arguing for better science-based regulation in the EU.
Buoyant Lamb Trade Augurs Well for Early Ram Sale
The post Referendum increase in lamb prices augurs well for the NSA Wales & Border Early Ram Sale, to be held at the Royal Welsh Showground on Monday 1st August, according to Chairman John Owens.
Longtown Primestock Sale
C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 17 prime cattle, 14 OTM cattle, 2,820 prime lambs and 4,055 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 21st July 2016.
Action Needed to Alleviate Post Brexit Uncertainty
The Government needs to act quickly to quell uncertainty over Countryside Stewardship in the wake of the Brexit vote, says David Morley, Head of Conservation & Environment at H&H Land and Property.

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