Environment

Environment

Maize is more water efficient and stores more carbon than many other crops. Maize is also an excellent target crop for the efficient use of organic manures Such positives must be balanced with the soil structure, nutrient overload and biodiversity challenges associated with the crop. The MGA environment publications, being free to all, attempt to inform growers of the positives and potential negatives of growing maize and other wholecrop forages.

 
 

Resources: Environment

The MGA N Predictor explained

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

John Morgan explains the reasoning behind the N predictor.

Top tips for after harvest field management

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Advice from Simon on post harvest cultivations.

Minimising Soil Management problems

Friday, March 31, 2006

Professor Gordon Spoor discusses how to achieve suitable soil structure and condition for maize.

Rotary Band Maize drilling

Friday, December 23, 2005

Update on the rotary band maize drill

Undersowing maize

Wednesday, June 1, 2005

GENERAL - Ammonia Emissions

Friday, June 1, 2001

Implications for how we use slurry from ADAS Bridgets