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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

Five Steps to Better Calf Health
UK dairy and beef producers concerned about calf health can now ask their vet for a detailed, score-based audit of their youngstock rearing system.
SCOPS Liver Fluke Update
The National Animal Disease Information Service reports that the summer of 2017 has been one of the wettest on record, with higher than average rainfall in the period from May to October in many parts of the UK.
Polaris Lines Up 2018 Models at Lamma
Polaris has lined up an extensive and impressive display of 2018 models for the LAMMA show.
Show Principals Top Skipton Beltex Winter Highlight
Both the champion and the reserve champion went on to head the selling prices, though in reverse order, at The Northern Beltex Society’s sixth annual winter show and sale of pedigree in-lamb ewes at Skipton Auction Mart.
Grahams Natalie Smashes Limousin Weaned Calf Record
A strong year of pedigree Limousin sales closed with a record breaking trade at the Red Ladies Derby and Weaned Calf Show and Sale held at Borderway Mart, Carlisle on Friday 8th December 2017.
New UK Chief Veterinary Officer Appointed
Christine Middlemiss has been appointed as the UK’s next Chief Veterinary Officer.
Higher Animal Welfare Standards Post-Brexit
The Secretary of State, Michael Gove joins Conservative calls for higher animal welfare and environmental standards post-Brexit.
Wood Supply Exhausted in 10 Years
Another ten years — that is approximately how long sustainable forestry will be able to satisfy the continuously growing demand for wood.

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Pedigree Pen


One Lock for All? Don’t Count On It On the Farm
It is easy to assume that one padlock is much like another.
How to Prepare for the End of CAP
Few political events in recent times divided UK public opinion like the EU referendum.
Two Way Radio vs Mobile Phones
Managing any kind of farming operation brings with it unique organisational challenges.

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Agricultural Show Dates 2018

Agricultural Show

Our calendar of UK country life and farming showcase events features county shows, country fairs, rural shows, agricultural and countryside expositions. more...