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Jennifer Mackenzie

Stackyard News

edited by Jennifer MacKenzie

Agricultural, Environmental, Countryside and Farming News from the UK and beyond.

UK Record Price for a Sheep at Lanark Texel Sale
A flying trade at the Scottish National Texel Sale, Lanark, saw a new UK record price for a sheep at 350,000gns when Charlie Boden and family sold Sportsmans Double Diamond from their Sportsmans flock, Stockport, Cheshire.
Living Farms: Farming cooperative Limbua Group in Kenya
The Limbua Macadamia Group started off as a pioneer in establishing small-scale farming cooperatives. In the video series ‘Living Farms’, Lin Bautze and Philipp Wilson explain the group‘s biodynamic approach.
Agricultural Market Keeps COVID Slowdown at Bay
Buoyancy in land trading sees buyers capitalise on low interest rates with agricultural confidence still strong.
New Professional Forage Wagon - Strautmann Magnon CFS
Launched at Agritechnica in 2019, the Magnon CFS is now available in the UK. The top of the range Magnon CFS is the largest machine in the Strautmann forage wagon portfoli
Farming With Nature Set to Inspire Farmers and Policy Makers
‘Farming with Nature’ is a new book based on scientific research, which provides a practical guide to how conservation efforts aimed at the grey partridge can benefit farmland biodiversity.
Polaris Introduces the All-New Sportsman 570 ATV
Trusted by over 1.6 million riders and counting, Polaris Sportsman is now taking its bestselling ATV line-up to the next level.
Entries Deadline Imminent for Virtual Kilnsey Show
The entries deadline for the all online Kilnsey Show classes falls this Saturday, August 15, and organisers Upper Wharfedale Agricultural Society are hoping for a last minute windfall to boost numbers.
Farming is Lynchpin of West Country’s Future
Farmers can be the lynchpin of a thriving future green economy, delivering healthy food, combating climate change and improving society through local food chains – but they need help to do it.
Claydon Drills Appoint a National Territory Manager in Ukraine
The innovative UK company which designed and manufactures the world-renowned Opti-Till® direct strip till seeding system, has appointed Anatoliy Penzin as National Territory Manager in Ukraine to develop sales of its crop establishment machinery in this fast-growing market.
Fact-Checking Website Challenges Inaccuracies in Scientific Reporting
‘What the Science Says’ is a new website which sets out to challenge misinformation and misreporting of ecological science.
Total Clearance at Skipton Sheep Sales
Skipton Auction Mart’s second store lamb sale of the current season attracted another robust entry of 5,638 head, presented in fine bloom, with good, fresh looking sorts very much the order of the day.

July 2020