MGA News

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

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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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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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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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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Can you help a final year student with his survey?

Can you help a final year student with his survey?

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

I am a final year student at the University of Greenwich studying Agriculture. I am carrying out a survey on the profitability/Economics of maize...

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Regional Maize Trials Open Day 4th July

Regional Maize Trials Open Day 4th July

Friday, June 8, 2018

Future Biogas along with NIAB and the MGA invite you to an Open day at the regional trials being conducted in Norfolk.  We would like to...

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MGA/Catchment Sensitive Farming Case Studies

MGA/Catchment Sensitive Farming Case Studies

Sunday, April 29, 2018

The six case studies produced via the MGA/Catchment Sensitive Farming collaborative project are avaiable to download from the MGA website.  The...

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Getting ready for maize drilling 2018

Getting ready for maize drilling 2018

Monday, April 16, 2018

Simon has written a timely note for preparing for drilling in 2018 As a result of the wet, cold and snowy conditions throughout so much of the...

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