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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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SEISS will be Lifeline for Many in Rural Sector
Yesterday, the Chancellor gave details of the Self Employment Income Support Scheme which will provide a lifeline for many sole traders and partnerships in the rural sector and that must be welcomed.
Farmers Hit by Floods Urged to Claim Costs
Fisher German’s Ian McKenzie is urging farmers and landowners to check if they are eligible to claim from The Farming Recovery Fund to help cover the costs of damages.
Longtown Primestock Sale C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 864 sheep comprising of 623 prime hoggs and 241 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 26th March 2020.
Could Spray Drones be Used to Tackle COVID-19 Infection Hotspots?
Harper Adams University is planning to offer drone sprayer training to qualified emergency services drone pilots.
Positive Livestock Auction Market Throughput Figures Released for England and Wales
Throughput figures show healthy picture and good demand during challenging year.

Business Interruption Insurance Won't Cover for Coronavirus

Farmers and rural businesses are being urged to take all necessary precautions and minimise risks of interruption to business operations, as they will not be covered for any closure due to the coronavirus.

Farmers Urged to Check Farm Management Plans

Farmers are being urged to check their farm insurance policies and farm management plans, with recent extreme weather conditions highlighting the need for sufficient cover in the event of a disaster.

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