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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

Longtown Primestock Sale
C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 8,082 sheep comprising of 3,716 prime lambs and 4,366 cast ewes & rams and 15 cast cows at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 22nd August 2019.
Flooding from the Sea Inevitable
Science has irrefutably pointed to rising sea-levels and whilst there is some debate about the exact future quantum, the evidence is now clearly there for us to see and act upon.
Skipton Gimmer Shearlings up £15.76
The traditional pipeopener to Skipton Auction Mart’s 2019 breeding sheep season, the annual show and sale of Mule, Masham, Continental and Suffolk-cross gimmer shearlings, attracted an entry of 3,040 head.
Energy Snaps Up More John Deere Gators
Leading event equipment supply company Energy Generator Hire Limited, based in Aylesbury, has recently added a record beating 51 John Deere Gator 4x4 utility vehicles to its UK hire fleet, which now numbers in excess of 170 units.
Dieback Threatens to to Wipe Out a Third of all UK Trees
Environment and Woodland Advisor Mike Dyke of H&H Land and Property looks into the history of this deadly disease which will transform Britain's countryside.
2019 British Farmers Awards Finalists Announced
Fifty-six farmers and growers will battle it out for the 14 categories up for grabs which highlight the diversity of UK agriculture.
Land for the Many - The Labour Party Report
Land for the Many, the independent report commissioned for the Labour Party and published in June contains proposals that may feature in the Labour manifesto for the next general election.
Herdwick Wool becomes Chimney Draught Excluder
The Cumbria based company, Chimney Sheep Ltd has completed its wool sourcing project, "Operation Wool" collecting 16 tonnes of Herdwick wool.

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