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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

Help Protect British Bees
Honeybees are, quite rightly, in the news a lot these days. Their rapid decline has been widely reported, with challenges including disease, pesticides, the varroa mite and loss of habitat – in towns and cities as much as on farmland.
Moray Vet Elected BVA Scottish Branch President
Vet Kathleen Robertson has been elected as President for the British Veterinary Association Scottish Branch at its annual general meeting.
Focus on Trailer Safety at the Royal Bath & West Show
Farming and horse riding are among the UK’s most dangerous occupations, with the former resulting in 33 fatalities in 2017/18, and nearly two horses a week killed on our roads.
Rose Blooms to Claim 8,500gns at Skipton Sheep Dog Sale
Welsh handler, Dewi Jenkins, who is currently producing some of the most sought-after and best-sold working sheep dogs in Britain, was again top dog on price at Skipton Auction Mart’s latest sale.
Oddacres Oswald Sets New Centre Record Price of 10,000gns
A new centre breed record selling price of 10,000gns was established at Skipton Auction Mart’s premier Limousin cattle highlight, the annual Spring show and sale of pedigree bulls and females.
Longtown Primestock Sale
C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 247 prime lambs, 3,222 prime hoggs and 2,355 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 16th May 2019.
Agricultural Industry Support for College Students
Eleven students from Newton Rigg College in Cumbria have received scholarships from agricultural supply company Carrs Billington.
What to Consider when Selling Property by Public Auction?
Selling rural property and land by public auction is a traditional and increasingly popular method of trading in the North of England”, says Mark Barrow, Associate and Chartered Surveyor for H&H Land and Property.

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The Benefits of Attending Agricultural Shows for Farmers
The farming business to some people is just the same as the business conducted by betting sites in that it’s all about gambling.
Farmers Warn Environment Protection Scheme Falls Short
Farmers have called for tougher policies as the government's 'post-Brexit agriculture scheme falls short of the protection which is urgently needed to safeguard the UK environment.
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