Increase the amount of milk you produce from your own silage and reduce your reliance on bought-in feeds with our best practice advice and 5 simple steps.Learn more
New research examined the potential of multi-cut to deliver extra milk, with results confirming grass from a five-cut system was more nutritious.Learn more
We’ve captured a video diary of the Cut to Clamp audit process on a real-life Cheshire dairy farm. Watch our NEW series 'Follow the Silage' to learn more.Watch now
Good practice in silage production and the use of a proven silage additive, can really make a difference to the overall efficiency and profitability of your farm.View our products
Cut to Clamp is a new initiative from Volac. Our step-by-step guide outlines good practice in silage production and includes top tips and video resources.Learn more about Cut to Clamp
MTD/1 is the unique high performance strain of Lactobacillus plantarum proven to improve fermentation and animal performance.
Aerobic instability forage heating can have a huge effect on silage palatability and intake. Ultimately, it will affect animal performance and could lead to mycotoxin contamination.
We’re trying to get the best quality silage and dry matter that we can. We went to Ecosyl for the first time last year and the silage seems really stable.
Micheal Metcalfe of JR Elliott, Bolton Hall Farms in Leyburn
02 July 2020
Grass silage yields this season are 25-50% down in places, but you can take steps to conserve as much quality dry matter (DM) as possible from future grass cuts, and to minimise wastage.
26 June 2020
We’d love to see your silage making photos, along with a short caption if you would like to. The best photos will feature in our Volac Forage 2021 Calendar and you will also win lots of other farming goodies!
19 June 2020
Harvesting an area of cereal crop for fermented wholecrop silage could provide a lifeline for keeping cattle fed this winter in areas where spring drought has left grass silage clamps depleted, says Volac livestock specialist, Ken Stroud. Find out more.