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Jennifer Mackenzie

Stackyard News

edited by Jennifer MacKenzie

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

CCM Appoints New Dairy Sales Co-ordinator

Sarah Liddle has taken on a newly created role at Skipton-based Craven Cattle Marts as Dairy Sales Coordinator, providing a dedicated contact for sales and assisting in marketing dairy cattle.

Back to the Future for Farmland

The importance of ensuring a future for high nature value farmlands across the globe has been highlighted in a new paper published by a consortium of European scientists.

Problems with Red Diesel Blocking Filters

The NFU and NFU Scotland have been receiving reports of filter blocking issues in agricultural vehicles and machinery across England and Scotland.

Pig and Poultry Fair 2020 - Stands Selling out Fast!

The 2020 British Pig & Poultry Fair is set to be bigger and better than ever with record stand bookings so far.

McCormick X7.624 VT-Drive to Debut at LAMMA

A new range of more powerful stepless transmission tractors will be represented by the top model in a new-look line-up making its UK debut on the Argo Tractors stand at the LAMMA show in January.

View the Urban Milk Shuttle at the Winter Fair

A must See of practical interest to all calf rearers at the Royal Ulster Winter Fair is the Urban Milk Shuttle on the Volac stand.

2 Billion Bees in 2020 Project

BEEROLE launches “2 Billion Bees Project”, a social campaign that aims to create buzz among targeted communities, equaly interested in a friendly environment and social commitment.

Strong Industry Support for Grassland & Muck 2020

With stand space selling out fast and an impressive line-up of sponsors and partners, Grassland & Muck 2020 is set to be the biggest and best yet. 

Tanco Autowrap on show at LAMMA

Tanco Autowrap will have their range of bale wrappers, handling and feeding equipment at LAMMA 2020 in Hall 19, Stand 236.

Skipton Christmas Carcase Showcase

The Lancaster sheep farming family won the supreme championship with their first-ever entry in the annual lamb carcase competition staged as part of Skipton Auction Mart’s 12th annual Christmas primestock shows and sales.

Louise takes Championship at Skipton Christmas Pig Highlight

North Yorkshire teenager Louise Findlay, from Leyburn, won the prime pigs championship for the first time at Skipton Auction Mart’s 12th annual Christmas primestock shows and sales.

John Deere Training Sets Another Record

A record-breaking total of 66 young parts and service technicians are being trained in this year’s John Deere Ag Tech, Parts Tech and Turf Tech advanced apprenticeship programmes.

3 Syngenta Cereals added to Recommended Lists

A hat-trick of new Syngenta cereal varieties added to the new AHDB Recommended Lists continues the company’s heritage of breeding varieties that fit the evolving needs of the industry.

Are You Paying Too Much Council Tax?

Farmers and rural business owners could be able to recover thousands of pounds in over-paid Council Tax due to houses being valued incorrectly.

Nov 2019