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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

Cowperthwaite Coup at Swaledale Female Highlight
Swaledale females took centre stage at Skipton’s Auction Mart’s annual show and sale of draft ewes and gimmer shearlings, when an increased entry of 3,939 head sold to an overall average of £104.23 per head.
Edenhurst Charolais Sale Grosses £437K
The dispersal of the Edenhurst Charolais herd on behalf of Peter and Vanessa Vasey within Borderway Mart, Carlisle grossed in excess of £437,000 including semen sales.
Farmer Owned Co-op Expands into Dairy Equipment
Aspatria Farmers, Cumbria has greatly enhanced its services for its dairy farming member customers through the acquisition of milking machine and equipment specialists MTS Agricultural Services, in Longtown.
Dale Drills Launch New Cover Crop Cutting Disc
Direct drilling specialist Dale Drills has added a cutting disc option to its machines in a bid to help farmers drilling in fields planted with cover crops.
Hill Farming’s Invaluable Contribution Recognised
NFU Scotland used a national conference on Scottish hill farming to recognise the invaluable contribution made by the sector but state that future support arrangements are crucial to its future success.
Annual Meadow-Grass Germination Flush
After effects of this year’s wet summer could prompt a surge of annual meadow-grass germination in winter cereal crops, says Syngenta field technical manager, Iain Hamilton.
Kuhn TMR Mixer and Bedding Wagons bound for Agriscot
Kuhn Farm Machinery will be displaying a new range of dual-purpose TMR mixer and bedding wagons at this year’s AgriScot show which takes place at the Royal Highland Centre on Wednesday 18 November.

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