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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

In or Out – The Implications for Scottish Food and Farming
NFU Scotland is to host a major debate on Britain’s future in the European Union ahead of the in/out referendum taking place on Thursday, 23 June.
Bumper Bank Holiday Sale Attracts 3,000 Breeding Sheep
One of the biggest attendances of the year so far saw nearly 3,000 breeding sheep on parade at Skipton Auction Mart’s annual May Day bank holiday sale.
NBA Beef Expo returns to Derbyshire
Bringing together the very best British pedigree and commercial cattle, NBA Beef Expo 2016 will showcase the evolving industry, advances in technology and focus on how producers can modernise production to meet ever changing consumer demands.
Jetset Sets the Pace at Stirling
Demand was high for Charolais bulls in Stirling on Monday 2 May 2016. Bidding peaked at 9,000gns and 31 lots sold to an average of £4275.
Opico Micro-Pro Update Brings Greater Stability
OPICO’s Mounted Micro-Pro Avadex applicator has been updated for the 2016 season to provide more strength and stability and all existing customers are being offered a free upgrade to the 2016 build.
Fliegl's Technology Show Proved Popular
Around 250 trading partners used this year's practice and field days hosted by Fliegl Agrartechnik to learn about new product innovations and adjustments.
Crofters Perplexed at Commission Behaviour
The Scottish Crofting Federation has expressed bafflement at the recent behaviour of the Crofting Commission in which it seems set to antagonise crofters and put grazings at risk.
Limousin Bulls Meet a Strong Demand at Stirling
Goldies Justgreat and Goldies Jenson from the herd of Bruce Goldie, Townfoot Farm, made 9000gns apiece to lead a strong demand for Limousin bulls at Stirling.

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