Megalac Podcast - Dairying down under: the current climate of farming
In our latest podcast episode, Laura Steeden (in the East of England) chats to Allan MacGillivray (in south Australia) to discuss dairying down under, and how it compares to farming here in the UK.
11 positive agricultural stories you need to hear about
It’s all too easy to stumble across negativity in the world. And as our last blog suggested, we all need to make a bigger effort to digest happier content. This blog delivers exactly that - enjoy!
WEBINAR: using fatty acids from palm oil for animal nutrition
We’re proud to be hosting a webinar, alongside sustainable and legal sourcing of natural resources experts Efeca, entirely focused on the topic of sustainable palm oil. Here are all the details you need to attend…
Recognising and preventing heat stress in dairy cattle
Heat stress negatively impacts conception rates, fertility, body condition and milk production. And without intervention, heat stress can be fatal. So it’s vital for your dairy business that you know how to help prevent it. As the mercury rises, here are
10 methods for dealing with loneliness
Loneliness isn’t a stranger to the agricultural industry. The regular lone-working environment sets the perfect stage for loneliness to manifest. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There are steps that can be taken to ease these emotions.
Megalac Podcast - Predictions and trends: Changes in farming tech
Laura Steeden, Volac Feed Fat Product Manager and Neil Birkett, GB and Export Feed Fats Manager at Volac sit down to discuss current trends in farming technology as well as predictions for the future.
Dairying Down Under: what’s it like?
Dairy farmers are strong characters. They undergo many challenges, but it’s safe to say Australian farmers have had it pretty hard in recent years. More recently they’ve had to deal with the worst bushfires in history, across an already drought-stricken l
Dairy farming: the cost of mastitis and the importance of control
As a dairy farmer, you have the power to save your business a small fortune by preventing mastitis. Here’s how you can remain vigilant as well as efficient.
Megalac Podcast - The best of 2019 in the Dairy industry
Here’s a quick recap on some of the most positive trends, changes and developments from the UK dairy farming sector in 2019.
Dairy farmers: how to feed to reach genetic potential
How to make the most of your product for profit is farming 101. For Northern Ireland dairy farmer William Maxwell, getting his herd to meet its genetic potential is led entirely by nutrition. His farming philosophy is based on one simple truth: quality in
How to save money as a dairy farmer: the dos and don’ts
Cashflow is often the hurdle that can break a business. It’s difficult to master, but it’s certainly not impossible to learn. Paying closer attention to your finances can help to achieve a fuller understanding of your business and become more profitable a
Hoof health: the cost of lameness in dairy cows and how to prevent it
Lameness is an incredibly common problem on dairy farms. Yet, with some simple prevention tips, you can enhance your milk yields and boost your bottom line. Let’s take a look.