Beating butterfat depression during spring grazing
Long considered the perfect tonic and a cost-effective feed source for dairy herds after a winter in the sheds, the green green grass of home isn’t always all it’s cracked up to be. Let us explain why…
Meet the team: Neil Birkett – GB and Export Feeds Fats Manager
As we navigate our way through 2021, we thought we’d catch up with Neil Birkett: GB & Export Feeds Fats Manager at Megalac’s parent company, Volac International & Volac Wilmar Feed Ingredients, for his take on all things Covid-19, Brexit and beyond.
Managing your Mental Health - Q&A with the Farming Community Network
We are going to place a big focus on mental health in farming across our social channels during 2021. To kick things off, we caught up with the charity Farming Community Network (FCN) to discuss the big mental health challenges facing agriculture.
Our Top 10 Favourite Dairy Farming Facts
Here’s a round-up of our favourite dairy farming facts that explain why it's so great to be a part of the UK dairy industry!
Our favourite photos from Winter 2020
When it comes to perks of the job in farming, the freedom of the great outdoors is up there with the best of them. To prove our point, we’ve compiled a small collection of our favourite images that you’ve been sharing with us from down on your own farm...
Volac Wilmar Feed Ingredients' Paul Fransen explores fatty acids
Fats and fatty acids are two terms you will commonly find us using across our product range. These elements have an important role to play in keeping livestock healthy, happy and productive. But how much do you really know about fats and fatty acids?
Fatty Acid Nutrition Webinar: A Summary
In early November, we hosted a webinar that explored some new and impactful scientific research on fatty acid nutrition. To discuss the topic in-depth, we welcomed an esteemed panel of experts. Here's what happened...
#OurMegaBirthday Party: Remembering the Best Bits
Back in September, we celebrated 35 years since Volac opened the first commercial production site for Megalac rumen-protected fat, based in Liverpool. Here’s a taste of what we got up to…
Megalac 2.0 - Smell the Difference
When developing Megalac 2.0, we’ve taken great care to simply build on what made the original a great choice for managing nutrition and boosting the productivity of your herd. Here's everything you need to know...
Webinar invitation: new findings in fatty acid nutrition
Don't miss our new webinar, exploring the latest research and insight into fatty acid nutrition.
#OurMegaBirthday: A few words from Volac's David Neville
Here’s what happened when we sat down for a quick chat with Volac's Animal Nutrition Managing Director, David Neville, about the past, present and future of Megalac.
Eight sustainable organisations you should know about
Sustainability is a box-ticking trend for many organisations, but for VWFI, it’s embedded into everything that we do. As a prominent element of our company ethos, it’s only right we share other organisations championing sustainability too.