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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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edited by Jennifer MacKenzie

First Aid for Farmers

Unique first aid course launched by H&H Group specifically for farmers with real-life farm-based scenarios.

Young Farmers to Plant Trees to Combat Climate Change

Members of Young Farmers Clubs from across England and Wales are planting more than 9,000 trees over the next two months to help in the fight against climate change.

Increased Demand for Charolais Bulls at Welshpool

Topping at 6,100gns with an average of £3615.94 for the 32 bulls sold, an increase of five from last year’s tally, the sale at Welshpool on Thursday 7 November also saw the clearance rate rise by an impressive 14%.

Precision Agriculture at the Midlands Machinery Show

Whether new to the technology or at the cutting-edge of developments, visitors to the Midlands Machinery Show can discuss with experts how it can translate into on-farm benefits.

Longtown Primestock Sale

C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 7,667 sheep comprising of 3,783 prime lambs and 3,884 cast ewes & rams and 17 cast cows at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 7th November 2019.

Meonside Tops Skipton Beef Shorthorn Highlight
A first-time foray south of the border to make its debut at the North of England Beef Shorthorn Club’s 10th annual show and sale paid rich dividends for the Meonside herd.
UK Dairy Farmers Profits Halve in 2019
Dairy farmers’ earnings dropped sharply in 2018/19 and are only set to recover marginally in the coming year, according to a report by UK South West accountancy firm, Old Mill & The Farm Consultancy Group.
Livestock Auctioneers Look to the Future with Next Generation
The future of the livestock auction market system, and its responsibility to the wider rural economy, is being firmly represented with two new appointments on the LAA’s Next Generation Group committee.
It was “One and Only” for 2019 Borderway Agri-Expo
As predicated thousands of members of the farming community met to celebrate and debate the achievements of UK agriculture, livestock farming, and it was "One and Only" who scooped the overall Champion of Champions.

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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.

Pros and Cons of Subsidies for Farmers
Brexit is ushering in all sorts of permutations in different areas in the UK and abroad.

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.
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