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Plan rations ahead, but be prepared to react

As we bed down for Autumn, cows will increasingly be turning to winter rations, and where used, maize silage will be well integrated into the diet. Managing this transition is key to a successful winter feeding program, but we must be prepared to react quickly to ensure our herd’s performance is maximising the milk contract … Read more

NWF Agriculture Appoints New Head of Technical

NWF Agriculture, leading national supplier of ruminant animal feed, is delighted to appoint a new Head of Technical, bringing a wealth of nutritional knowledge to its extensive team. Based at NWF Agriculture Head Office in Cheshire, Adam Clay joins the technical department to deliver training to the NWF sales team, technical support to NWF customers … Read more

Shropshire Star Farm Talk – Silage Watch

Shropshire Star Farm Talk – Angus Little, NWF Agriculture Silage Watch With almost 2000 samples of first cut grass silage analysed by the Trouw Nutrition GB lab, results for 2017 show that this season’s grass silage is of good quality with a higher nutrient value than 2016. This reflects the generally earlier cutting dates and … Read more

Beating heat stress in cows

Keeping cows cool during extended periods of summer heat and sunshine can be challenging. Angus Little, NWF Sales Specialist looks at beating heat stress. Fresh calvers and high yielding cows are particularly susceptible to metabolic disturbances. Already under the metabolic stress caused by the demands of lactation, a drop in dry matter intake which is … Read more

Farming Newcomer Applies Technology to Calf Rearing

The introduction of new Ultra Start Pellet from NWF is seeing fast uptake pre-weaning and exploiting the growth potential at an early age. Chris Webb rears 160 beef-cross calves at Rowe Farm in Shropshire with his business partner Chris Roberts. Calves are purchased from farms across Shropshire and Cheshire at 2-3 weeks of age for … Read more

New product to tackle coccidiosis

A new, non-prescription product to tackle coccidiosis has been launched in the UK and will be available exclusively via NWF Agriculture. Aliphos CxP™ is based on plant extracts including thyme (active ingredient thymol), oregano (carvacrol), liquorice (anethole) and garlic (allicine), which are microencapsulated to ensure a slower release of the active ingredients along the intestine. … Read more

NWF expanding to open Bilsborrow Blend Site

NWF Agriculture Ltd are opening a new feed blend operation in Bilsborrow, Lancashire, with the site supplying the farming community with ruminant compound feeds & blends from Monday 1st August 2016. NWF have partnered with the Stuart family of Raby’s Farm, Bilsborrow, who have been running their blending site since 2009. Supplying a range of … Read more

NWF backing BVD free England

On July 1st 2016, the first national Bovine Viral Diarrhoea eradication scheme will be launched in England. Ireland, Scotland and Northern Ireland already have national schemes in place, with Wales apparently not far away from launching their own control programme. BVDFree England will launch with the objective of achieving the elimination of the BVD virus … Read more

FARMING TO LONDON MARCH 2016

The farming lobby group, Farmers For Action, are holding a March in London on Wednesday 23 March 2016 to represent all sectors of the farming industry. As this is the last sitting of parliament and also the last Prime Minister’s Questions before the Easter recess, there will be plenty of MPs in London who will … Read more

NWF Half Year Results for the Period Ended 30 November 2015

NWF Group plc, the specialist agricultural and distribution business delivering feed, food and fuel across the UK, today announces its half year results for the period ended 30 November. Click here to view the NWF Management Presentation on Half Year Results 2015/16 Click here to view the NWF Half Year Results for the Period Ended … Read more

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