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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

Professor Winter joins Natural England Board
Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Andrea Leadsom, has appointed Professor Michael Winter OBE to the Board of Natural England as a member.
Skipton Prime Sheep Numbers Soar
A bumper turnout of 4,336 prime sheep, a 13% increase in numbers on the previous week, saw prime lambs among them meet with a reduced trade on the week when selling to an overall average of £75 per head.
Showcase of Rare Swiss Sheep a Roaring Success
The first ever show and sale dedicated to the rare Swiss Valais Blacknose sheep attracted in hundreds of visitors, all intrigued to find out more about the ‘cutest sheep in the world’.
Double Award for Record Breaking JCB Engine Producer
The business which makes and sells JCB’s record breaking engine has been honoured for innovation and sales success.
NSA North Sheep Anounces Major Sponsors
The National Sheep Association has announced Vickers & Barrass with Darlington Farmers Auction Mart as major event sponsors of North Sheep 2017.
Kuhn’s Verge Shredder Ranges Extended
Kuhn Farm Machinery has added three new machines to its range of grassland and roadside shredders, with a 2.4 metre model added to its BP series of landscape maintenance shredders and two new offset verge shredders.
Millington Highlight Sells for 50,000gns
The much anticipated dispersal sale of the noted Millington Limousin herd was held at Borderway Mart, Carlisle on Friday 19th August 2016.
Boost Flock Productivity with Project L.A.M.B.
MSD Animal Health is launching an exciting new initiative to help the UK sheep industry develop a proactive approach to maximising output by optimising flock performance.

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