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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

Cut Backs on Research in the NI Agri-Food Sector
In the climate of cutbacks across most areas of government expenditure in Northern Ireland, the trustees of AgriSearch are seriously concerned that spending by DARD on research and innovation will be reduced.
Swires Secure their 25th Dairy Title at Skipton
Back-to-back championships were bagged at Skipton Auction Mart’s main August Craven Dairy Auction by commercial breeders, father and son Malcolm and Robert Swires, of Haverah Park, Beckwithshaw.
New Mccormick Compact Tractor makes Muck Scraping a Pleasure
It’s a mucky job that needs doing twice daily without fail when cows are housed through the winter months.
Fantastic Clearance Rates for the first Lleyn Sale of the Season
There was a very positive mood prior to this year’s Exeter Lleyn sale and this followed through with some firm results. The sale remained level with a consistent trade throughout.
Longtown Primestock Sale
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 22 prime cattle, 1 young bulls, 14 over thirty month cattle, 4,917 prime lambs and 6,250 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 28th August 2014.
Crop Market Update from Gleadell
The UK remains gripped by the current wetter weather, delaying harvests in many regions and potentially having a major impact upon overall quality – although to date it has held up surprisingly well.
Sheep Health and Welfare Conference 2014
Cutting edge practical information, plenty of content from producers working in the field and interactive sessions to ensure delegates get their views across.

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