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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

Early Maturing Rapeseed Benefits Growers
Earliness of maturity is an increasingly important attribute to oilseed rape, enabling farmers to spread the workload, free up storage and cash flow, and tackle blackgrass ahead of drilling wheat.
Contingency Planning More Vital than Ever
Taking business advice and contingency planning is more important than ever in the uncertain post-EU referendum climate, rural accountant Old Mill has warned.
New Chairman for Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority
Craven District Councillor Carl Lis has been elected to head the Authority for the third time, taking over from former barrister and circuit judge Peter Charlesworth.
Growing Cash Returns from Woodland Investment
Investing in small woodlands is a popular and potentially lucrative way to make – and save - money.
Gene Mutation Causes Juvenile Mortality in Calves
Big data study identifies cause for respiratory diseases in cattle.
Teiglum Win Highland Show Texel Championship
It was ladies day in the Texel classes at this year’s Royal Highland Show, with the overall championship going to the winner of the gimmer class and the reserve overall title taken by the winner of the aged ewe class.
Beef Efficiency Scheme Start Up Success
Almost 50 percent of Scotland’s iconic beef herd is likely to be enrolled into the ground-breaking Beef Efficiency Scheme for its first year.
Super-sized Kuhn Gyrotedders Get Updates
Kuhn Farm Machinery has upgraded its range of super-sized grass tedders, with its 13 and 17.2 metre machines both benefitting from a new chassis design and rotor lifting mechanism.

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