MGA News

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

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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Cold & Wet - Ideal conditions for maize??

Cold & Wet - Ideal conditions for maize??

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Simon Draper, MGA Agronomist gives MGA members some timely advice on what we should be doing to make the best of this difficult spring for drilling...

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MGA Maize Herbicide star chart

MGA Maize Herbicide star chart

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Each year Simon Draper updates the popular herbicide star chart.  This chart lists all the relevant sprays used in the control of weeds and...

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MGA Nitrogen predictor form

MGA Nitrogen predictor form

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Variety choice made, the next thing on the maize 2012 list will be how much fertiliser will the crop need?  With this in mind, we would...

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Early drilling maize in 2012

Early drilling maize in 2012

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Simon Draper gives MGA members some useful tips for early planting of maize in these warm early spring conditions.  This article can be...

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