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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, pedigree livestock registries, pig farms, llama and alpaca breeders, auction marts, farm machinery, ranch realtors and rural estate agents.

Jennifer Mackenzie


edited by Jennifer MacKenzie

UK Market Activity Continues to Increase Pace
The reality of general farmer retention, and the oncoming seasonal logistical issues, should keep spot cash premiums firm.
Defra's Settlement at the Spending Review 2015
The Chancellor has published the results of the spending review, including details of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) budget over the course of this parliament.
TFA holds Constructive Dialogue with AHDB Dairy
The Tenant Farmers Association’s National Chairman Stephen Wyrill and Chief Executive George Dunn have met with the full board of AHDB Dairy for detailed discussions over concerns expressed about AHDB Dairy by the TFA earlier in the year.
Basildon Rocks to Heavy Metal at New Holland Tractor Launch
New Holland has launched its new Heavy Duty T7.290 and T7.315 tractors to UK customers and dealers at a Heavy Metal-themed event at its Basildon manufacturing facility.
Skipton Auction Mart Weekly Round-Up
There was another robust turnout of 23 under 30-month prime cattle at Skipton Auction Mart’s weekly Monday sale, with many of the usual vendors and buyers in attendance.
Finding the Stars of the Future
Ever wondered what life is like as a Sire Analyst? That’s the question Cogent Breeding is asking young cattle breeding enthusiasts as they offer them the chance to take part in the Cogent Futures programme 2016.
Growing Need to Revamp National Laws Governing Pesticides
Some thirty years after FAO first launched its International Code of Conduct on the Distribution and Use of Pesticides, the UN food agency is calling on countries to make sure that national regulatory frameworks governing the management of pesticides are kept up to date.

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