Exploring ways to advance the sustainability of the palm oil industry
Back in May, our friends at the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil hosted a webinar exploring ways to advance the sustainability of the palm oil industry in the livestock sector. Let's take a closer look at the key talking points from the webinar...
Feed efficiency: Helping your herd make more of every mouthful
Balancing profitability and productivity is a juggling act that all dairy farmers have to undertake. So here are a few ways in which you can help maximise the potential of your herd.
MEGA-Dogs of Dairy Farming: Celebrating #BringYourDogToWorkDay
For #BringYourDogToWorkDay, we wanted to share some pictures of a favourite MEGA-Dogs of farming along with the reasons we love having them with us every day on the farm.
Which fatty acid for my dairy herd?
When it comes to deciding which fatty acid to feed your dairy cows, it’s not quite the minefield you might imagine. In this blog, we’ll break the decision-making down so that when it comes to selecting the right feed for your cows.
The art of making the perfect silage
For the well-seasoned dairy farmer, it’s no secret that the making of perfect silage takes quite some practice. With weather keeping us honest, here are our top tips for making the best of your silage situation this year...
Chill out! - Overcoming heat stress in dairy cows
When you live, work and breathe livestock, heat stress in your cows is a very real concern. So, how can you prevent and treat heat stress in your dairy cows?
Fat supplementation: 7 facts to know to optimise herd performance
Dr. Richard Kirkland offers his advice on the key factors dairy producers should consider when contemplating the purchase of a fat supplement.
#SpeakUpBeHerd: Here’s what we’ve been up to
Together with FCN, we've been getting stuck into a number of activities to encourage the community to open up and continue talking about mental wellness - all part of our #SpeakUpBeHerd campaign. This is what we've been doing...
Watch: What are rumen-protected fats and why are they important?
Ensuring your fat supplement of choice is rumen-protected is crucial to maintaining positive digestive health! Watch on to learn more about rumen-protected fats and why they’re such an important part of your herd’s diet.
Meet the team: Lionel Margaka - Group Supply Chain Manager
Here at Volac Wilmar Feed Ingredients, our people make us who we are. Without every team member's dedication and expertise, we simply wouldn't be where we are today. This time, we're catching up with Lionel Margaka, Group Supply Chain Manager at VWFI!
#SpeakUpBeHerd: Live well, work well – FarmWell
Our #SpeakUpBeHerd series in collaboration with the Farming Community Network continues, with FCN's Alex Phillimore explaining how beneficial medium and long-term farming business planning can be - and, importantly, what support is available.
#SpeakUpBeHerd: Asking for help – why can it be so hard?
As part of our #SpeakUpBeHerd campaign, FCN's Alex Phillimore explores why it can be so hard for people to talk about their problems - and while taking that first step can be challenging, groups like the FCN are here to walk with you on that journey.