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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, pig farms, llama and alpaca breeders, auction marts, farm machinery, property, rural estate agents.

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Independent Scientific Group set up to Advise RUMA
A new Independent Scientific Group set up to advise RUMA, the agricultural and food industry alliance which promotes responsible use of medicines in farming, has met for the first time.
Sheila the Maestro at Craven Champions Showcase
Sheila Mason was supreme champion with an eight-month-old British Blue-sired heifer at the Craven Champions’ double-header. The title winner also set a new centre record price for a store animal when selling for £3,200.
British Cattle Breeders’ Club Conference Overview
Experts from home and abroad gave a series of presentations outlining the latest technological developments in cattle breeding at the British Cattle Breeders Club’s annual British Cattle Conference this year.
Active Farmers Elected to Lead Young Farmers’ Clubs
For the first time in six years the Chairman of The National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs is an ‘active’ farmer and will lead the organisation during a challenging year in the industry post-Brexit.
Livestock Auction Marts Can’t Sustain Business Rate Hikes
Repercussions will be felt far beyond the auction ring unless affordability and running costs are considered when business rates are calculated, warns the Livestock Auctioneers Association.
The Entire Valpadana Specialized Range at Sima 2017
From the 4600 series super compact models to the professional VP 9000 tractors, the complete Valpadana range is on show at Sima 2017.
Suspended Funds should be Allocated to New Entrants
NFU Scotland has called for a suspended pot of Rural Development funding to be directed towards Scotland’s new generation of farmers and crofters.
Zetor exhibits at National Farm Machinery Show in USA
ZETOR again introduces its machines in one of the biggest farming shows in the USA – National Farm Machinery Show which takes place in Louisville, Kentucky.

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