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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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JB Gill Joins School Children on a Visit to a Farm
Budding farmer and CBeebies presenter, JB Gill, once of boy band JLS, has joined school children on a visit to a farm.
BCPC Challenges Opposition to Glyphosate and GM Crops
The EU Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed continues to be deadlocked over renewal of licences for glyphosate use, which, unless extended, will expire on 30 June 2016.
Judge Buys Prime Lamb Champions at Skipton
A special Whitsuntide prize show and sale of Spring lambs at Skipton Auction Mart saw Richard Frankland secure the champion’s rosette with a brace of Beltex-cross-Texel lambs.
RUMA Responds to BBC Panorama Antibiotics Episode
RUMA has responded to a BBC Panorama programme examining farming’s role in the ‘antibiotics crisis’, agreeing that while action is critical, the debate needs a ‘One Health’ context.
Grazing Agreement Owners Must Farm for Tax Relief
Landowners who let land on a grazing agreement must play an active role if they are to secure valuable tax reliefs, following the ruling of a Tax Tribunal.
Farmers Urged to Check their RPA Payments
"Hangover" mistakes from 2015 are hindering this year's applications, according to agricultural experts at Thomas Westcott Chartered Accountants.
Celebration of British Beef at the 2016 NBA Expo
Derbyshire Hosts a True Celebration of British Beef at the 2016 NBA Expo with Daisy Duke a Limousin Cross Heifer scooping Supreme Champion.
Genomic Research to be Showcased at Scotsheep
Sheep farmers attending Scotsheep 2016 at Blythbank farm, West Linton, will be able to learn about the early results from ground breaking genomic research undertaken by the British Texel Sheep Society.

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