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Volac announces acquisition of Micron Bio Systems

Volac announces acquisition of Micron Bio Systems

The dairy nutrition company Volac has announced its acquisition of Micron Bio Systems, the UK based bio-science solutions business. Micron...

August 17, 2021

Silage trials show quicker is better when it comes to wilting

Silage trials show quicker is better when it comes to wilting

Cutting grass earlier in the day could help speed up wilting – even in overcast conditions – according to in-house...

March 11, 2021

Are you feeding calves enough milk to obtain maximum growth rates?

Are you feeding calves enough milk to obtain maximum growth rates?

During a recent Volac webinar on the dairy heifer – from conception to weaning – it was outlined the importance...

February 26, 2021

Just because it’s late in the year doesn’t mean it’s too late to save silage

Just because it’s late in the year doesn’t mean it’s too late to save silage

Even though the silage season is wrapped up on the majority of farms across the country, the odd few farms...

September 29, 2020

US study shows benefits of feeding fatty acids yield to early lactation cows

US study shows benefits of feeding fatty acids yield to early lactation cows

New research from Michigan State University, US, demonstrates significant improvements in cow productivity with specific fatty acid supplementation through early...

August 9, 2020

Volac warns against ‘unnecessary stockpiling’

Volac warns against ‘unnecessary stockpiling’

Volac has warned that “unnecessary stockpiling” of its products by customers during the Covid-19 outbreak could put pressure on its...

April 5, 2020

Volac appoints business manager for north-eastern region

Volac appoints business manager for north-eastern region

Volac Ireland has recently announced that the position of north-eastern business manager has been taken by Tomas O’Reilly. Born and...

July 17, 2019

Factors to be considered when it comes to feeding dairy-beef calves

Factors to be considered when it comes to feeding dairy-beef calves

On dairy calf-to-beef farms, there are many things to consider when it comes to feeding calves to ensure the best...

March 17, 2019

New appointment to Volac team unveiled

New appointment to Volac team unveiled

Volac has announced the appointment of a new business manager to its team, Rebecca O’Sullivan. From Co. Kerry, the new...

March 12, 2019

Volac Ireland appoints new national sales manager

Volac Ireland appoints new national sales manager

Volac Ireland has recently announced that the position of national sales manager will be taken over by Una Hickey. Una...

January 17, 2019

Volac: More than just silage wrap and dairy calf milk replacer

Volac: More than just silage wrap and dairy calf milk replacer

Speaking at the European Dairy Association Conference last month, Volac CEO James Neville explained how his company has developed since...

December 26, 2018

Looking for a job in the agri sector? AgriLand is hiring

Looking for a job in the agri sector? AgriLand is hiring

There are a range of jobs currently available in the agricultural sector, including a number of positions with AgriLand. A...

September 28, 2018

Changing the thinking on fat inclusion in dairy cow diets

Changing the thinking on fat inclusion in dairy cow diets

A notable transformation is taking place in the way fats – more specifically fatty acids – are included and utilised...

September 16, 2018

Milk replacer facility investment worth €3.3 million announced

Milk replacer facility investment worth €3.3 million announced

A €3.3 million investment in a new purpose-built finishing and packing facility near Kells, Co. Meath, has been announced by...

June 29, 2018

Silage wrap specs: What, if anything, is the difference?

Silage wrap specs: What, if anything, is the difference?

When making baled silage, it is important to note what specifications of bale-wrap (film) you are getting. While ‘standard’ 750mm...

May 24, 2017

10 steps to take in order to reduce damage to silage bales

10 steps to take in order to reduce damage to silage bales

Silage bales are an expensive commodity therefore protecting them should be a priority for farmers, according to Caitriona Mullin, North...

July 22, 2016

Teagasc/AHI to host nationwide calf care events

Teagasc/AHI to host nationwide calf care events

Teagasc and Animal Health Ireland are to host a series on calf care events across the country through January and...

January 3, 2016

Volac to host heifer rearing conference this week

Volac to host heifer rearing conference this week

With the Irish dairy sector in expansion mode, efficient heifer rearing has become vitally important on many farmers around the...

December 8, 2015