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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

NFUS Calls for Supermarkets to Commit to Scottish Lamb
NFU Scotland has written to all major supermarkets asking them to commit to offering tasty Scottish lamb this Easter.
NSA Highlights Proposed Sheep Dipping Regulation Change
A proposed five-fold increase in licence fees for farmers and contractors to dispose of waste water after dipping sheep is a potential threat to the high animal welfare standards that producers in the UK pride themselves on, says the National Sheep Association.
New Holland Presents Autonomous T4.110F Vineyard Tractor
New Holland Agriculture is partnering with E. & J. Gallo Winery, the largest family-owned winery in the world, in a pilot project testing its NH Drive autonomous technology applied to T4.110F vineyard tractors.
Spotlight on Soils at Cereals 2018
Good soil health and structure are the basis for any successful crop. Get it right, and you will benefit from high yields and better returns but get it wrong, and it could mean a failed crop.
Longtown Primestock Sale
C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 40 cattle, 5,606 prime hoggs and 4,725 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 15th February 2018.
Vets Delighted to see Animal Welfare High on the Political Agenda
Labour’s draft policy document, ‘Animal Welfare For The Many, Not The Few’, was published on Wednesday 14th February 2018.
Dairymaster Stood Out from the Crowd at Dairy Tech
Dairymaster stood out from the crowd with a large stand at the RABDF Dairy Tech Event in Stoneleigh Park near Coventry on 7th February 2018.
Crofting Federation Welcomes Government Loan
Scottish Crofting Federation has welcomed the advance loan for less favoured areas provided by Scottish Government and urges crofters to take advantage of it.

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