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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 6,892 sheep comprising of 2,420 prime lambs and 4,472 cast ewes & rams and 12 cast cows at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 12th September 2019.
Open Day to Give Insight into Maximising Beef Margins
Beef producers will have access to the latest insights into maximising beef margins by investing in production systems based around genetics, health and nutrition, during an open day and farm walk at Williamwood Farm on Monday 23rd September.
Three-Point Plan to Help Control Farm Rodents
Farmers are being urged to follow a three-point rodent control plan this autumn to avoid significant infestations later in the year. Thorough farm checks, consistent baiting schedules and the use of effective baits will be essential, advises BASF.
Walker's take NEMSA Gimmer Lamb Championship
The Walker family consigned the champion pen of ten at Skipton Auction Mart’s opening annual gimmer lamb show and sale for members of the North of England Mule Sheep Association.
Vets Welcome New Actions to Improve Pig Welfare
The British Veterinary Association and the Pig Veterinary Society have responded to several updates to the Code of Practice to the Welfare of Pigs, to further improve pig welfare standards in England.
Incorrect Cleaning Routines Impacting Dairy Profit
Recent data from Deosan shows an alarming number of farms using incorrect cleaning routines and the cost of this misuse can make a significant impact on farm profitability.
Agri-Expo Announce Mule Gimmer Lamb Judge
It has been announced that one of the most highly contested classes at Borderway Agri Expo, Mule Gimmer Lambs, is to be judged by Andrew Hunter who farms near Bellingham in Northumberland.
Ragley Estate Gearing Up for Grassland & Muck 2020
Plans for Grassland & Muck 2020 are rapidly falling into place, with the new Ragley site being drilled with a mix of silage and grazing leys ready for the event on 20-21 May.

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