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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

Government Recognises Controlled Heather Burning
Countryside organisations welcome ministerial acknowledgement of moorland management’s role in helping prevent wildfires.
NSA and Woodland Trust Unite to Encourage Sheep and Trees
The National Sheep Association and Woodland Trust have launched a new booklet highlighting the role of trees in sheep farming.
Assurances are Starting to Have a Positive Impact on Farmers’ Outlook
Britain’s farmers are generally feeling more optimistic about the future than they did in 2017, according to a survey conducted by MHA, the UK-wide group of accountancy and business advisory firms.
Longtown Primestock Sale
C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 12 cattle, 1,632 prime lambs and 4,055 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 19th July 2018.
Harehills Herd Hat-trick at Craven Dairy Auction
Sally Wellock’s Harehills pedigree Holstein Friesian herd at Oldfield, near Oakworth, rattled up a hat-trick of consecutive championship wins at July’s second Craven Dairy Auction show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart.
Record-Breaking Judges at Borderway Agri Expo 2018
The UK’s leading Winter Livestock event, hosted by Harrison and Hetherington, has announced an impressive line-up of judges for the 2018 Borderway Agri-Expo.
NSA Prepares for the Possibility of ‘No Deal’ on Brexit
The worse-case scenario for the UK sheep sector, a ‘no deal’ on Brexit, is a possibility the sheep sector needs to prepare for, according to the National Sheep Association.

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