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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, pedigree livestock registries, pig farms, llama and alpaca breeders, auction marts, farm machinery, ranch realtors and rural estate agents.

Jennifer Mackenzie


edited by Jennifer MacKenzie

Farm Attractions are Winners
The winners of this year’s best farm and rural attractions were announced at the National Farm Attractions Network annual conference and awards ceremony held in Liverpool.
Plea for Dog Owners to Act Responsibly Around Sheep
With the traditional lambing season approaching and reports of dog attacks on sheep increasing, the National Sheep Association and RSPCA have teamed up to urge dog owners to take extra care.
Real Grass-Fed Beef and Lamb Certification Mark Approved
The ‘Pasture for Life’ Certification Mark, operated by the Pasture-Fed Livestock Association, has been approved by the Intellectual Property Office, the official UK government body responsible for patents, designs and trademarks.
Record Warm Winter Reinvigorates Blight Vigilance
Blight generated strong debate at AHDB Potatoes’ Winter Forums, as award winning Late-Blight specialist, Dr David Cooke warned British potato farmers to remain vigilant during this coming season.
Colourful Machines Mark JCB's 70th Anniversary
Production is underway of the first batch of colourful limited edition machines to mark JCB's 70th anniversary.
Food Price Index Drops to Near 7 Year Low
The FAO Food Price Index fell in January, slipping 1.9 percent below its level in the last month of 2015, as prices of all the commodities it tracks fell, sugar in particular.
Young Bulls in the Spotlight at Skipton
Farming brothers David and Stephen Hollings presented the first prize-winning 10 to 12-month-old young feeding bull at a prize show and sale staged by Skipton Auction Mart.

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