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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

Consistency and Taste are Key
There's a need for British beef to be the best in the world - establishing brands and opportunities for farmers to create and open new markets where eating quality is valued, and premium prices can be achieved.
Longtown Primestock Sale
C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 23 cattle, 5,379 prime hoggs and 3,038 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 18th January 2018.
MF Offers Young Farmers Special Deal on Tractor Finance
Massey Ferguson, through its finance partner, AGCO Finance, is further supporting the new generation of farmers with the offer of a special finance package.
Caring for Calves Over Winter
There are some ‘added extras’ in caring for calves over winter – just like getting a vehicle ready for the colder months, according to Cargill’s calf and heifer specialist Bianca Theeruth.
Sheep Scab Mite Showing Resistance to Endectocide Products
Sheep farmers must take note of recently published evidence of resistance in sheep scab mites to the 3-ML endectocide products.
Abbey Venue for 2018 English National Sheepdog Trials
Some 150 of the country’s top sheepdogs and their handlers will meet at Jervaulx Abbey near Ripon in North Yorkshire this summer, to compete in the 2018 English National Sheepdog Trial.
Changes to Countryside Stewardship for 2018
H&H Land and Property, one of the North of England’s leading Rural Property Agencies, has welcomed today’s launch of the Countryside Stewardship Scheme for 2018 by Natural England.
Free Sheep Scab Testing for Scottish Flocks
Scottish farmers are being reminded that free laboratory testing for sheep scab is available from SAC Consulting Veterinary Services.

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Two Way Radio vs Mobile Phones
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Agricultural Show Dates 2018

Agricultural Show

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