Felicity Lenyk, Germinal GB

Forage expert Germinal has continued to strengthen its technical resources with the appointment of plant biologist Felicity Lenyk to the new position of Product Development Manager.

Dairy-Tech 2018 saw British young animal nutrition specialist Volac unveil a new range of calf milk replacers that have been performance-formulated to give dairy calves the best possible start in life.

Using grass mixtures formulated to suit early and more frequent cutting

A specialist grass silage mixture formulated to suit increasingly popular ‘multi-cut’ systems has been launched by Germinal at the Dairy-Tech event.

Derek Nelson, Volac

Trends towards more progressive grass silage-making practices identified in a new dairy farmer survey should help UK producers improve milk from forage performance, but care is needed to ensure producers maximise the benefits.

Allflex Group, parent brand of Allflex, SCR, Biomark and Sure Petcare, has changed its name to Antelliq; further strengthening its position as the World’s Leading Animal Intelligence Group. 

 

We are proud to announce the launch of Antelliq, the new parent brand for our group which incorporates our major animal identification and monitoring companies, including the key brands of Allflex, SCR, Biomark and Sure Petcare.

 

William Fleming, Germinal GB

Forage specialist Germinal has extended its agricultural sales team with the appointment of William Fleming to cover Scotland and the north-east of England.

Setting up the plough for optimum performance is an essential prerequisite if the implement is to be effective in helping to control grass weeds such as blackgrass.

New Ecosyl bottle

As farms push to make better silage, leading forage preservation and animal nutrition company, Volac, is launching a robust new range of user-friendly packaging for its Ecosyl 100 and Ecocool silage additives for 2018.

Frosty Berseem Clover - winter production - Grassland Oregon

Extended growing seasons, higher yields, increased establishment rates and convenience are just a few of the benefits farmers and ranchers can take advantage of when implementing frost seeding into their hay and pasture systems, says Jerry Hall, director of research for Grassland Oregon. 

A joint initiative aimed at raising awareness amongst the next generation of livestock farmers of the impact of BVD and the ways in which it can be eradicated from beef and dairy herds, is being launched at this weekend’s Wales Federation of Young Farmers Clubs’ (YFC) rural affairs conference.

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