MGA News

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

How To obtain 5000 litres from Forage

How To obtain 5000 litres from Forage

Monday, November 12, 2012

As well as a tour of the farm where the dry cows, milking herd, maize and fodder beet will be viewed, there will be presentations and discussion on...

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Harvesting maize in a difficult season.

Harvesting maize in a difficult season.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Maize in the drier and warmer eastern half of the country is generally average /good and harvest is now underway.  In the west a different story...

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Maximise maize feed value at harvest

Maximise maize feed value at harvest

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Continuing wet and indifferent weather has meant that prospects for maize harvest have not improved. Many farms are now missing last year’s maize...

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European Maize Meeting Success

European Maize Meeting Success

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Seven european countries met on the 10th and 11th September in Dumfries for what turned out to be a very successful and thought provoking meeting....

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Dairy Co Starling Review Published

Dairy Co Starling Review Published

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Dairy Co have this week published their review of the problems associated with starlings and maize.  A full report of the work which was...

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Maize crops turning yellow?

Maize crops turning yellow?

Friday, August 10, 2012

In the past two weeks at long last, most maize crops have started to grow away and whilst they will not be the best crops in the world, they will...

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How much maize have I got?

How much maize have I got?

Saturday, July 7, 2012

John Morgan has produced a useful guide to calculating the likely yield of your maize crop this year.  Using plant populations and estimating...

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Maize and the weather in 2012

Maize and the weather in 2012

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Simon Draper has produced a timely update on the state of the maize and how best to proceed.  Since the end of March the weather has been...

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MGA Wholecrop, crimped grain and maize silage Additive Guide

MGA Wholecrop, crimped grain and maize silage Additive Guide

Saturday, July 7, 2012

The primary aim of thisMGA Additive Data Sheet is to provide members with a current and convenient list of the key facts relating to the crimped...

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Maize Silage wanted for AD Plants

Maize Silage wanted for AD Plants

Friday, May 11, 2012

Interested in growing maize on contract?  Fancy getting involved with Anaerobic Digestion but not sure where to start?   One of our...

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