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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

Farm Africa Staff take up new Africa-UK Agricultural Scholarships
Farm Africa has entered into a new relationship with the Marshal Papworth Fund which will see African development workers undertaking an intensive short course in sustainable agriculture at a leading UK agricultural college.
Ayrshire Dunlop Cheese Wins Protected Status
Traditional Ayrshire Dunlop joins the pasty and the pork pie as it gains Protected Geographical Indication status.
Land Prices Buoyant at First Sale of 2015
At their first land sale of 2015, H&H Land & Property have demonstrated that land values are continuing to rise and that farmers are still keen to add to their holdings, and that land is definitely a place for investors to put their money.
Neospora Incidence Increases Significantly
The parasite-based disease Neospora caninum has been added to Cattle Health Certification Standards following evidence of rising levels of infection in the UK and Ireland.
Shopper Confusion about Animal Medicines Increases
In a sign that the horsemeat scandal continues to affect consumer sentiment around food quality and safety, new consumer research suggests that shoppers are more confused than ever about animal medicines.
Government Subsidy to Help Provide Rural Broadband
Rural businesses have welcomed the Government’s confirmation that subsidies will be made available to install broadband in the hardest-to-reach rural communities and businesses.
Longtown Primestock Sale
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 16 prime cattle, 2 young bulls, 12 OTM cattle, 8,203 prime hoggs and 3,434 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 26th March 2015.
Gleadell Crop Market Report
Forecasts show UK spring plantings are set to benefit from favourable weather over the next couple of weeks.

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