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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

New Specialists Join Kuhn UK
Kuhn Farm Machinery has appointed three new sales specialists as part of an ambitious recruitment drive that will enable the company to take a greater market share in several key areas and to provide additional customer support via its network of dealerships.
Kelso Rams at the Ready
As autumn approaches, Harrison & Hetherington turn their focus to the Closamectin® Kelso Ram Sales which takes place on Friday 9th September 2017.
Scottish National Texel Rams Average Rises £498
Commercial and pedigree buyers were equally active at the Scottish National Texel Sale, Lanark, with a solid demand throughout the day for the ram lambs on offer.
Innovation Event will Shape the Agri-Food Industry
Open discussion and innovative thinking are the key to shaping a viable food and farming industry, and a new annual event aims to facilitate just that.
How Wildfires Impact Ecosystems
Understanding how wildfires impact ecosystems could help to improve predictions of future climate changes, according to an expert from the University of Leicester.
Skipton Gimmer Shearling Trade Up Significantly
Almost 4,000 head of sheep packed the pens at Skipton Mart’s opening gimmer shearling show and sale, when trade improved markedly on the year to stand at £141.19 per head, an increase of £18.24 on 2015.
Longtown Primestock Sale
C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 17 prime cattle and bulls, 41 OTM, 2,926 prime lambs and 5,761 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 25th August 2016.
Showcase of Rare Swiss Sheep a Roaring Success
The first ever show and sale dedicated to the rare Swiss Valais Blacknose sheep attracted in hundreds of visitors, all intrigued to find out more about the ‘cutest sheep in the world’.

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