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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

Look Beyond the Can to Maximise Wild Oat Control
Growers should adopt an integrated approach to wild oat control this spring, with chemical and cultural control methods used in tandem to reduce the bank of unwanted seeds.
Lucerne Can Help Build Dairy Farm Resilience
Lucerne could have a key role in helping to future-proof many UK dairy farms, such is its potential as a source of homegrown protein and quality fibre.
£2m Funding to Restore Historic Farm Buildings
A new grant scheme is being piloted this year in five National Parks, offering funding for land managers to restore their historic farm buildings.
CLA Warns Against 'Sharp Drop' in Direct Farm Payments
A sharp drop in direct farm payments post-Brexit would put at risk a strong future for the British farming industry, the CLA has said.
Wiltshire Herd Takes Top Award for Johne’s Control
The 2018 HerdWise Best Practice Award for Johne’s Control has been presented to James Smith, herdsman for TWF Hawking, Oldfield Farm near Chippenham with runner up is Laura Elliot from Tedion Farm, Kilgetty, Pembrokeshire.
Opportunity for Sheep Breeders to Influence Defra Research
An opportunity for sheep breeders to feed into an exciting research project assessing UK sheep genetics and its future possibilities awaits those attending this year’s National Sheep Association Breed Society Forum.
Record Advanced Ticket Sales for 2018 NFYFC Convention
Advanced ticket sales to The National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs’ Annual Convention in Blackpool are the highest recorded in the last decade, and organisers are anticipating a record number of young farmers to flock to the seaside town.

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