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.
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Wheat prices have fallen to a fresh four-year low on weak US export prospects and rising global supplies.
The National Charolais Show attracted 100 entries to its Fintona venue on Saturday 13 September where Scottish livestock enthusiast, Michael Durno, Glenlivet found his respective male and female champions in Coolnaslee Ivanhoe and Bessiebell Incredible.
Trees have been growing significantly faster since the 1960s. The typical development phases of trees and stands have barely changed, but they have accelerated – by as much as 70 percent.
An Allis Chalmers Model B, a 1949 Field Marshall Series 2 and a 1955 Ferguson TEF20 are among a collection of vintage farm and military vehicles being put under the hammer by Brian Mack, a farmer from Downham Market, Norfolk.
It started with a rear axle unit salvaged from a damaged tractor in Cornwall. Gradually all of the other components were sourced – a cab here and a bonnet there – and The Bear Essentials tractor pulling team was born.
Full-time gardener Tim Jackson, who raises sheep as a hobby, bloomed when turning out the first prize pen of Mules at Skipton Auction Mart’s second annual shearling gimmer show and sale.