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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

Start Readying Your Farm For Market Now
As we move into autumn, Will Parker Associate Director with H&H Land and Property explains why it is prudent to use this time of year for planning and preparing your property for sale. He also gives us some top tips for marketing a farm.
Flock Turns Pink in Tribute to Breast Cancer
A Dorset-based farm shop has turned its flock of 70+ sheep bright pink in tribute to breast cancer awareness month.
Field to be Farmed Exclusively by Robots
In a world-first, members of Harper Adams University engineering staff, supported and led by precision farming specialist Precision Decisions Ltd, are attempting to grow and harvest a hectare of cereal crops; all without stepping a foot into the field.
Blelack Charolais sell to a top of 10,800gns
Charolais females sold to a packed ringside in Stirling on Tuesday 18 October at the breed’s official autumn sale. With the eagerly anticipated dispersal of the Massie family’s Blelack herd the main feature of the day.
Young Farmers call for Post Brexit Financial Backing
A lack of financial backing for young farmers was highlighted as a major inhibitor for young people wanting to get into farming in the next five years, post-Brexit, an online consultation by the National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs found.
Longtown Primestock Sale
C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 50 cattle, 1,946 prime lambs and 5,094 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 20th October 2016.
Importance of Sheep Sector in Brexit Negotiations
Having participated in a series of four sheep meat reflection group meetings in Brussels, the NSA welcomes the resulting report and recognises its importance to the UK sector despite the forthcoming break from the EU.

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