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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, pig farms, llama and alpaca breeders, auction marts, farm machinery, property, rural estate agents.

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CCM Auctioneer Sam Bradley to Embark on New Career
Craven Cattle Marts auctioneer Sam Bradley is to take up a new position as a farm insurance specialist with the Craven Group of the NFU Mutual.
NFU Urges Boris to Ensure Smooth EU Exit
NFU President Minette Batters has congratulated Boris Johnson in his election as Conservative party leader and urged him to do everything in his power to ensure that our departure from the EU is carried out in a smooth and orderly way.
Huge Decline in Bird Species When Grouse Management Ends
A new study has revealed that ending grouse moor management risks declines - and possible local extinctions - of a range of ground-nesting bird species.
Prepare for Pre-Calving Nutritional Requirements
Autumn calving dairy and beef suckler herds are approaching a critical time period for nutritional requirements, says Dr Elizabeth Berry, Veterinary Director with Animax.
Wildfire Warning from the CLA
Supporting the West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service’s newly launched #BeMoorAware campaign to create greater awareness devastating fires on moorlands.
Keelham Farm Shop is New Kilnsey Show Sponsor
Award-winning Keelham Farm Shop in Skipton has been unveiled as a new sponsor of this year’s Kilnsey Show.
CLA Urges Farmers to Follow Hedge Cutting Rules
The Country Land and Business Association is reminding farmers to ensure that they follow the rules with their hedge cutting and trimming at this time of year.
Longtown Primestock Sale
C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 8,438 sheep comprising of 2,716 prime lambs and 5,722 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 18th July 2019.
Destroying Sheep Post-Brexit is Worst Case Scenario
The National Sheep Association is clear that contingency support, if done correctly, would be sufficient to support the industry and prevent the mass slaughter of lambs in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

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