MGA News

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

Bacterial breakdown of maize trash

Bacterial breakdown of maize trash

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

A phone call this morning from the makers of BactoFil CELL® proved interesting enough for me to say I would make members aware of what is being...

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Harvest 2011 Underway

Harvest 2011 Underway

Monday, October 3, 2011

Corn Cob Mix (CCM) where the complete cob including surrounding leaves is plucked from the stalk and then chopped via a forage harvester being...

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Maize Ready to Go?

Maize Ready to Go?

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Maize harvest is upon us, some MGA members have already harvested this year's maize crop, but many farmers are still waiting for the cobs to ripen....

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Marginal Maize Meeting Success

Marginal Maize Meeting Success

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

 The MGA members meeting held in Clawton on the 2oth September, courtesy of Adrian Mitchell, proved to be a great success with 20 members plus...

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European Corn Borer spotted in South West

European Corn Borer spotted in South West

Friday, August 26, 2011

MGA member Tony Walkers has reported  that European Corn Borer damage has been spotted in South Devon.  Destruction and burial of...

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2011 Status of Maize East Midlands - John Jackson

2011 Status of Maize East Midlands - John Jackson

Thursday, August 25, 2011

John Jackson, Manager of the Severn Trent Maize Fed Biogas Plant reviews local maize crops. Two categories this year; - Some very good big bio gas...

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2011 Status of Maize - Neil Groom (MGA Council)

2011 Status of Maize - Neil Groom (MGA Council)

Friday, August 19, 2011

The National area of maize has remained static for the last few years despite the attractiveness of the wheat price and this season many growers...

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Post emergence spray options

Post emergence spray options

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

As maize generally has been drilled a few weeks earlier than in normal years, it is already emerging as the soil is so warm. We are sending MGA...

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New dry matter recommendations for forage maize

New dry matter recommendations for forage maize

Monday, April 11, 2011

During a recent MGA desktop review of European forage maize activity, it became clear that UK silage dry matters appear to be lower than the optimums...

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Email Updates for MGA Members

Email Updates for MGA Members

Thursday, March 10, 2011

During the season we will be sending out updates and alerts on the maize crop and any problems it is having in this dry spring, right through to...

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