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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

Carlisle to host Blelack Charolais Autumn Calving Dispersal
As part of the 36th British Charolais Cattle Society’s Spring Show and Sale, Harrison & Hetherington are delighted to announce the complete dispersal sale of the Autumn calving portion of the renowned Blelack Herd.
Think of Crops’ Fertiliser Needs when Purchasing N and S
Farmers who purchase nitrogen purely on the basis of price, without considering how to fulfil their crops’ Sulphur requirement, are putting yield, quality and profitability at risk, according to GrowHow, the UK’s leading fertiliser manufacturer.
Hill Farmers Let Down by New Natural England Requirements
Over 11,000 Natural England Environmental Stewardship Agreements scheme holders, who have pre-2013 agreements, have been informed they must now keep detailed livestock records.
Farming Agreements need to be more than Just Fairy Tales
A specialist in business structures and partnership matters believes that the ‘Cowshed Cinderella’ case which hit the headlines earlier this year illustrates just how fraught the issue of succession in farming businesses can be.
Wensleydale Sheep Breeders Honour Leading Performers
The Wensleydale Longwool Sheep Breeders’ Association’s annual meeting and awards presentation at the Tempest Arms, Elslack, near Skipton attracted one of the best turnouts in recent years.
Build or Burn? Competition for Wood on the Rise
Study investigates impacts of the material and energetic utilization of wood.
Anticipation High for Pedigree Limousin Highlight
Anticipation is growing ahead of Skipton Auction Mart’s high profile annual pedigree Limousin cattle double-header.

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