MGA News

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

MGA Eyespot update

MGA Eyespot update

Friday, July 21, 2017

Eyespot can be identified on the crop in the initial phases as nail head sized, circular brown spots surrounded by a yellow halo. The spots coalesce...

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MGA Nutrition training days dates for your diary

MGA Nutrition training days dates for your diary

Friday, July 21, 2017

Following on from the success of last years ‘Feeding Maize’ events September sees the return of Mike Wilkinson, along with John Morgan, to talk all...

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MGA Cover crop trial results

MGA Cover crop trial results

Friday, July 21, 2017

With timing about right Neil Groom, MGA council member talks us through the results of MGA Cover Crop research undertaken during 2015/2016 in the...

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Costs of production

Costs of production

Friday, July 21, 2017

John Morgan has updated the costs of production spreadsheet. It compares grazed grass,, grass silage, maize, wholecrop, fodderbeet, kale, stubble...

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MGA weed star chart 2017

MGA weed star chart 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

Back by popular demand is the MGA weed star chart.  You can access it in the Agronomy section of the website.

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Post emergence spray options for maize

Post emergence spray options for maize

Friday, May 5, 2017

With most maize being drilled into generally warm soils (the cold weather of the past two weeks hasn't reduced the soil temperatures that much) the...

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2016 MGA Trials report

2016 MGA Trials report

Monday, March 27, 2017

With maize establishment time fast approaching, we hope you will find it interesting to review the 2016 MGA small plot research and development...

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MGA Maize Conference 2017 papers

MGA Maize Conference 2017 papers

Friday, March 3, 2017

Following a very successful conference last Thursday, the MGA would like to thank BOCK UK and Syngenta for their sponsorship.  We would also...

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MGA Agronomy training days 14th, 15th & 21st March

MGA Agronomy training days 14th, 15th & 21st March

Thursday, February 16, 2017

  Continuing on from the success of previous years, Simon Draper is running three more training days on behalf of the MGA in March this year....

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MGA Maize Conference 23rd February

MGA Maize Conference 23rd February

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Please find attached the conference invitation, including speaker details.

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