MGA News

Below you can find general Maize Growers Association news articles. For issues of the MGA Times, visit the MGA Times page.

Soil Temperature Update!

Soil Temperature Update!

Monday, March 18, 2019

Take a look at the updated copy of our soil temperature table for 18th March 2019. As before, let me know if you would like to get involved!

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Future Biogas Maize Event

Future Biogas Maize Event

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Harry Runciman of Future Biogas has organised a Maize Drilling Event with the support of the MGA. Simon Draper will be leading the...

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Spaces Left on Kingston Maurward and Plumpton Drilling Courses!

Spaces Left on Kingston Maurward and Plumpton Drilling Courses!

Thursday, February 28, 2019

There are still a few places left for our Kingston Maurward and Plumpton College Drilling Courses on 19th and 27th March respectively. It is £50...

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Maize Drilling Course - March 2019

Maize Drilling Course - March 2019

Friday, February 15, 2019

Consistent seed placement at drilling is one of the most important steps down the road towards a great crop of maize.  It is with top quality...

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MGA Office moving

MGA Office moving

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

  The MGA Office is moving, please note the new correspondence address. Great Gutton Farm, Shobrooke, Crediton, Devon. EX17 1DJ

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Short maize - What feed value will it have?

Short maize - What feed value will it have?

Friday, August 31, 2018

An email attachment received yesterday containing the analysis for some standing maize is the prompt for this update.  The maize from the...

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Westerwolds offer a real opportunity

Westerwolds offer a real opportunity

Monday, August 20, 2018

The hot, dry conditions have hit/ obliterated most second and third cut silages, as well as impacting on many maize crops, to the point that many...

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Health Hazards from silage

Health Hazards from silage

Monday, August 20, 2018

Silage making can be a relatively uncontrolled fermentation process. The main fermentation activity in the silo is the conversion of plant sugars to...

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Droughted maize - Don't panic yet

Droughted maize - Don't panic yet

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Simon gives MGA members some encouraging news about maize in a drought situation. See his note in the Agronomy section of this website.

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Managing forage feed supplies in a drought

Managing forage feed supplies in a drought

Friday, July 6, 2018

We are heading for a prolonged drought and forage supplies are drying up.  Professor Mike Wilkinson discusses options for securing more forage...

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