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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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Limousin takes Royal Welsh Interbreed
The six-year-old stock bull Diamant, from Paul Dawes, sparkled in the sun on the opening day at the Royal Welsh Show when winning the Limousin Championship before moving on to win the Show’s Supreme Interbreed title.
New Holland Roll-Belt Baler now with ActiveSweep
Over the past 40 years, New Holland has produced over 235,000 roll belt balers, which is testament to their continuing global appeal.
New Proficient Optical Plant Sensor from CLAAS
The CLAAS Isaria Crop Sensor determines the optimal nitrogen requirement of the crop online and on a plot-specific basis, and works together with the Isaria measurement technology from Fritzmeier.
Metcalfe's take Store Lamb Championship
North Yorkshire's Metcalfe brothers finally got their hands on a trophy they have long been keen to win when sending out the champion pen of 50 Suffolk-cross lambs at Skipton Auction Mart’s second major seasonal store lamb show and sale.
Potato Cyst Nematode on the Agenda
Potato Cyst Nematode (PCN) was the topic at a new technical event held at the family farm of John Reid at Newmill of Balgavies, near Forfar.
Agrisearch and AHWNI to Co-operate in Levy Collection
With effect from 1st August 2014 the levy collected on behalf of AgriSearch per head of cattle slaughtered in Northern Ireland will increase to 40 pence per head.
Longtown Primestock Sale
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 18 prime cattle, 0 young bulls, 16 over thirty month cattle, 3,223 prime lambs and 5,331 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 24th July 2014.

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