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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

Brexit Could be Good for Dairy Farmers
A new report aimed at identifying a strategy for the UK dairy industry post-referendum has concluded the future is bright for dairy farmers in Brexit Britain.
Longtown Primestock Sale
C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 4,219 prime lambs and 6,858 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 19th October 2017.
Germinal to Establish Forage Crop Research Station
Forage specialist Germinal is to establish its own research station to spearhead a new programme of trials and development work geared to helping UK farmers improve the production and utilisation of homegrown feed.
Kuhn Adds 7-metre Power Harrows to its Range
KUHN Farm Machinery has added a new model to its range of high horsepower, folding power harrows, with the 7-metre HR 7040 R sitting between the company’s existing 6 and 8 metre models.
Tight Supply See's Certain Farmland Values Firm
Farmland values show signs of firming over the past quarter, on the back of tight supplies and strong interest from non-farmers and tax-driven buyers.
9,500gns All-time High at Working Sheep Dogs Sale
Unprecedented trade for field-run entries at Skipton Auction Mart’s autumn sale of working sheep dogs produced a top call of 9,500gns for an Irish dog with impeccable bloodlines.
Ruma Welcomes Call To Action On Antibiotics
RUMA has welcomed the profile given on 13 October of a possible “post-antibiotic apocalypse” by England’s chief medical officer Dame Sally Davies. She was speaking at a global ‘Superbugs’ conference held in Berlin.

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