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VOLAC: Committed to education

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VOLAC is on a mission to improve livestock health and productivity.

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VOLAC is on a mission to improve livestock health and productivity by providing its customers with a range practical advice, support, resources and tools.

 

A leader in animal nutrition, feeding systems and feed fat supplements, Volac manufactures performance milk powders, bypass fats and silage additives. It is also committed to customer education, producing a number of websites aimed at providing customers with practical help and guidance. It’s Feed For Growth programme aims to help farmers grow better cows; the Lamlac site hosts an interactive lambing advice guide, while its website dedicated to silage additive Ecosyl is packed with best-practice silage-making advice.

 

Read on for Volac latest news, Grassland and Youngstock Toolkits as well as latest silage-making thinking.


Latest news:

Cut to clamp part 2

New initiative aims for maximum silage nutrients

Continuing our exploration of Volac’s new Cut to Clamp initiative, which is aimed at helping producers insulate businesses against milk and feed price volatility by making consistently better silage, we examine the last three steps.

New initiative lauched to help farmers produce better silage

New initiative lauched to help farmers produce better silage

With nine out of 10 dairy farmers rating better use of grass silage as extremely or very important in their goal to reduce bought-in feed costs, Volac has launched its new Cut to Clamp initiative to help. We explore its first three steps.

Could maize silage be slipping through your fingers (results of the survey)

With harvest just around the corner, a new survey suggests that while forage maize is an important silage, not all farmers are doing everything possible to preserve its feed value.

Pink bales in aid of breast cancer charity hailed a huge success

A charitable campaign that has seen farms around the country displaying bright pink silage bales in aid of breast cancer research has been hailed a huge success.

Biofilms - A hidden Cause of Calf Scours

Washing of feeding equipment is a subject which is often overlooked. However, incorrect cleaning practices could be cultivating the perfect environment for disease-causing bacteria to survive in...

Is your youngstock building meeting your calves’ requirements?

Young calves are frequently housed in accommodation that’s somewhere convenient for feeding or unsuitable for larger cattle...

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Year of the Family Farm

 

Family farms make up about 80 per cent of Britain’s agricultural landscape but a lack of planning for the future is putting many at risk.

Supported by our industry partners: ABP, Farmers & Mercantile, NSF Agriculture and Volac, Farmers Guardian’s Year of the Family Farm series has been launched to address the issues facing family farms and identify opportunities which will help them become fit for the future.

 

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Feed for Growth:

Helping farmers grow better cows.

Feed for Growth is a programme for farmers, providing practical advice, support, resources and tools to help grow better cows. Find out more: feedforgrowth.com


Ecosyl:

Helping farmers produce consistently better silage.

The most proven range of silage additives, backed by 33 independent animal trials worldwide. Ecosyl ensures more consistently reliable silage. Find out more: uk.ecosyl.com/

 

How extra time is valuable when it comes to silage-making

How extra time is valuable when it comes to silage-making

Read the first in a two-part series now.

Prioritise silage quality over quantity

Prioritise silage quality over quantity

Read the second in a two-part series now.

Reducing aerobic spoilage

Reducing aerobic spoilage

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