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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


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Longtown Primestock Sale
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 26 prime cattle, 5 young beef bulls, 8 over thirty month cattle, 2,243 prime hoggs and 2.728 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 17th April 2014.
Crop Market Update from Gleadell
Falling US crop ratings and the historic slow-pace of US spring wheat/corn plantings would be enough to support the market – however, currently it is all about politics.
Cola Giants Back Voluntary Guidelines on Land Tenure
PepsiCo and Coca-Cola now both on board with international recommendations to respect local people’s rights to land and livelihoods.
British Beef Carcase Quality Continues to Improve
The quality of British prime beef carcases improved during 2013, with 3.8% more reaching the ‘R4L or better’ target than in 2012, according to EBLEX.
One Off Slurry Tanker a Winner
A slurry tanker built to his own specification has proved an excellent investment for Middletown, Co Armagh, NI dairy farmer George Mitchell.
Cereals 2014 will Debut New Varifeed™ 41-Foot Grain Header
Cereals 2014 will be the stage for the long-awaited UK debut of the new Varifeed™ 41-foot grain header for the New Holland CR combine harvester.
New Premises for Landini Tractor Dealer in Kent
Improved customer support for Landini tractor users in Kent is promised following the move by local sales and service dealer Horsepower UK to more spacious and better equipped premises.
Remove Weeds to Get More Grass from What You've Got
Farmers looking to get rid of docks and thistles so they can maximise grass yields, can meet the experts from Dow AgroSciences on Stand 310 at the Grassland and Muck Event.

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