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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


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AHDB Next Generation Group Explore Potato Processing
The AHDB Potatoes ‘Next Generation’ tour kicked off in Yorkshire, visiting two progressive Yorkshire based potato businesses. The day focused on processing, a star performer of the £4.1bn GB potato industry.
Consumer Demand Key to Securing Lamb Price Lift
With Scottish farmers receiving their lowest lamb price for five years, NFU Scotland is urging all supermarkets to make the switch to Scotch.
New Permanent Secretary for Defra Appointed
Clare Moriarty has been appointed as the new Permanent Secretary for Defra. The current Director General at the Rail Executive in the Department for Transport was chosen following a civil service-wide competition.
McHale Race Day at Ballinrobe Racecourse
On May 26th, the McHale Race Day took place at Ballinrobe Racecourse for the second year running.
British Pigs Will Fly...to China
Pork exports rocket after UK government opens up pork trade to China.
Carlo Speaks at Expo Milano 2015
Carlo Lambro, Brand President of New Holland Agriculture, was invited by the President of the World Farmers Organisation to illustrate the brand’s strategic role in providing a sustainable, fair and comprehensive response to feeding the world’s population.
There’s No Show Without Neil
Local fencer Neil Tait has just been appointed as Show Director for the Annual Glendale Agricultural Show, which takes place every August Bank Holiday Monday at its traditional showfield home, in Northumberland.
Longtown Primestock Sale
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 5 prime cattle, 2 OTM cattle, 1,672 prime lambs and 3,565 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 2nd July 2015.

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