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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

Solar is now in the Shade
The effect of this week’s decision to abandon farm subsidy for land which is used for both solar power and grazing could have the opposite effect to that intended.
Stirling Charolais Peak at 22,000gns
British Charolais met a strong commercial demand from a packed ringside in Stirling on Wednesday 22 October where prices peaked at 22,000gns at the breed society's autumn sale.
Haygarths Scoop Top Price at Skipton Dalesbred Sale
Father and daughter Godfrey and Alison Haygarth, of Aigden Farm, Wigglesworth, emerged victorious once again with the champion Ram at the Dalesbred Sheep Breeders’ Association’s annual show and sale.
John Deere Launches New Self-Propelled Sprayer
Aimed at arable farms, speciality crop growers and contractors, the new John Deere R4040i self-propelled sprayer replaces the current 5430i model for 2015.
1,000 Farmers Attend DeLaval Open Day
Tom Dunne and his brother Mike manage a spring calving herd of 300 Norwegian Red x cows at Downing, Kilworth, County Cork and were host to a Delaval open day.
Longtown Primestock Sale
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 18 prime cattle, 1 young bulls, 42 over thirty month cattle, 4,922 prime lambs and 4,897 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 23rd October 2014.
Crop Market Update from Gleadell
The UK wheat market has managed positive gains this week, trading about £2/t higher despite the recent surge in currency against the €.

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