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Jennifer Mackenzie

Stackyard News

edited by Jennifer MacKenzie

Agricultural, Environmental, Countryside and Farming News from the UK and beyond.

Europe’s Grey Partridge Population Plummets
94% of the European grey partridge population has been lost since 1980, according to a remarkable new bird atlas.
Crofting Federation Calls Brexit Deal an Inadequate Stitch-Up
The Scottish Crofting Federation (SCF) has given its support to the Scottish Government and Scottish Parliament’s stance which declines to consent to the UK government’s Brexit trade deal.
New Year Prime Sheep Trade at CCM Skipton off to a Flyer
New Year sheep trade at Skipton Auction Mart got off to a flyer when the 1,545 prime hoggs on parade at the 2021 opener produced an overall selling average of 255 per kilo.
Hartleys Champion and Reserve at Skipton Rearing Calf Opener
The 2021 rearing calf show season began as the old one had ended with 2020 Christmas show victor, Alan Middleton, who trades under the family partnership of JP&KE Hartley at Lane House Farm, Beamsley, again standing champion.
Royal Highland Show Tickets Launched for 2021
The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland, organisers of Scotland’s biggest outdoor event, The Royal Highland Show, have launched tickets for the 2021 four-day event.
Hydraulic Folding Extends Enduro Cultivator Range
Kverneland’s Enduro compact tine cultivator range has been extended with the addition of hydraulic folding models that accompany existing 3m and 3.5m fixed-frame versions.
Murska 4000 - The Largest Grain Roller Mill on the Market
A new machine launched by feed preservation specialists, Kelvin Cave Ltd, is thought to be the largest roller mill on the UK and Irish marke
Martin Down Farmers are the Bees’ Needs for Pollinators
A pioneering group of farmers on the Hampshire/Dorset border has had their conservation efforts recognised by Defra with a ‘Bees’ Needs Award’ in the Farming category.
Unlock the Potential of Crops with Trial-Backed Bio-Stimulants
AminoA demonstrates how to achieve yield and efficacy improvements with biotechnology range at CropTec 2020.
British Blue Calf Retains Championship at Skipton Christmas Showcase
The annual rearing calf highlight saw Alan Middleton, who trades under the family partnership of JP&KE Hartley at Lane House Farm, Beamsley, again stand supreme champion.
Robotriks - Making Farm Robotics Affordable
Agricultural robots have gained in popularity as farmers increasingly turn to technologies that make their processes easier and more efficient. B

Nov 2020