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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

Government Subsidy to Help Provide Rural Broadband
Rural businesses have welcomed the Government’s confirmation that subsidies will be made available to install broadband in the hardest-to-reach rural communities and businesses.
Longtown Primestock Sale
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 16 prime cattle, 2 young bulls, 12 OTM cattle, 8,203 prime hoggs and 3,434 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 26th March 2015.
Gleadell Crop Market Report
Forecasts show UK spring plantings are set to benefit from favourable weather over the next couple of weeks.
Ewe Hogg Show and Sale to Feature at NSA Highlandsheep
A multi-breed show and sale of pairs of breeding ewe hoggs is to feature at this year’s NSA Highland Sheep 2015 to be held at Fearn Farm, on Tuesday, June 9.
Dairy Cattle Prices Strengthen at Skipton
More promising signs than seen of late were in evidence at Skipton Auction Mart’s main March Craven Dairy Auction, with certain stamps of milkers making strong money.
Fodder Beet Trial Data Show Benefits of Top Varieties
The latest UK fodder beet trial data shows the improved benefits of more recently introduced varieties.
NI Suckler Beef Farmer Co-Researchers Wanted!
AgriSearch is seeking farmers interested in becoming involved as co-researchers in partnership with AFBI on a project co-funded by the DARD Research Challenge Fund.
Specialist Advice on Hand for Farming & Agricultural Businesses
The independent firm of Thomas Westcott, chartered accountants, which has 13 offices across Devon, has recruited experienced farming consultant Sally Nicholls to join its Agricultural team.

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