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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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Herd Health and Fertility Remain Key for Semex UK
With ever changing rankings and indexes, Semex UK's commitment to breeding healthier cows that get pregnant easily and stay in the herd for a long time remains constant.
Biostimulants Will Help Drought-Affected Crops
Arable crops are coming under increasing drought pressure, with many also suffering from micronutrient deficiencies, so farmers should consider innovative foliar treatments this spring.
£1 Million Gift to Hartpury will Support Agriculture Students
Hartpury has launched two new scholarship schemes to provide financial support to more students studying degrees in agriculture, after receiving a £1 million endowment.
Farm Families Need Greater Security of Tenure Too
The Tenant Farmers Association has called, once again, for action to improve security of tenure for farm tenants.
Robert Towers Triumphs at Easter Spring Lamb Show
North Craven’s Robert Towers won the high profile Easter prime lambs show at Skipton Auction Mart for the second year in succession.
Federation Denounces Councillors for Betraying Crofting
The Scottish Crofting Federation reacted to a planning decision with strong criticism of Highland councillors who ignored the regulator and their own policy in advocating using productive inbye croft land for housing development.
Leading Rural Agency Opens New Dumfries Office
YoungsRPS, the independent firm of chartered Surveyors, Land Agents and Property Consultants, has announced an expansion in South West Scotland, following strong demand for their specialist agricultural services in their Dumfries office.
Gold Cup Open Day to Focus on Progression and Succession
This year's NMR/RABDF Gold Cup Open Day on 18 June is set to see record breaking crowds flock to Metcalfe Farms, Washfold Farm, Leyburn, North Yorkshire.

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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 of the protection which is urgently needed to safeguard the UK environment.
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