More firms sponsor GAFT charity cycle relay

Five new sponsors have joined the list of 48 existing trade supporters of the nationwide charity cycle ride by UK grain and feed merchants later this month to raise funds for the Farming Community Network (FCN). Anpario; Biotal; De Lacy Executive; Mole Valley Farmers...

Cereal crimping to reduce feed costs

Roy Eastlake, national technical support manager at Biotal, is urging farmers and their feed advisers to consider crimping home-grown cereals to help reduce feed costs per litre and improve overall diets for next winter.   Mr Eastlake says: “With the emphasis on...

Wholecrop silage to spread forage risk

Cereal wholecrop silage can be a useful addition to a dairy farm rotation, as it increases forage digestibility, spreads workloads and reduces the risk of relying on good weather at grass and maize harvest, advises silage inoculant supplier Biotal, a Lallemand Animal...