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.
The best of 2019 in the UK dairy industry
As 2020 races out of the starting blocks, we look back at some of the highlights of the UK dairy industry in 2019. And there’s plenty to be excited about.
Christmas Day on the farm for dairy farmers
Ho, ho, ho or no, no, no? As the big day hurtles towards us, we take a look at what Christmas Day looks like for dairy farmers.
Mental health in farming: what you need to know
You can't judge a book by its cover, so it's dangerous to assume someone's well-being. Nobody likes to be stereotyped, and farmers are no exception. In this article, we further explore mental health in farming.
#WINterready19 - Winter Nutrition Podcast
In this series of short podcasts, we will cover winter housing tips, disease prevention and winter nutrition to help make sure your herd remains happy, healthy and primed for a productive new year.This episode focusses on winter nutrition.