#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.
Join us for the #MarchIntoMarch Community Challenge
As part of our #SpeakUpBeHerd campaign, between March 15th - March 31st, we’re asking you to join us in “Walking a mile in someone else’s shoes” and help us raise awareness of the importance of seeking help by taking the first step.
It's time to challenge the silence, so #SpeakUpBeHerd!
No challenge ever has to be tackled solo - help is just a simple conversation away. To help us share this message, this month we’ve teamed up with FCN for our #SpeakUpBeHerd campaign!
The extremes of dairy farming explored
We had a chat with our well-traveled, Global Technical Manager here at Volac Wilmar Feed Ingredients – Dr. Richard Kirkland, to pick his brains on the challenges of dairy farming in some of the more extreme climates around the globe.
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…