MGA News

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

MGA Agronomy training days 14th, 15th & 21st March

MGA Agronomy training days 14th, 15th & 21st March

Thursday, February 16, 2017

  Continuing on from the success of previous years, Simon Draper is running three more training days on behalf of the MGA in March this year....

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MGA Maize Conference 23rd February

MGA Maize Conference 23rd February

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Please find attached the conference invitation, including speaker details.

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Reducing the risk of runoff

Reducing the risk of runoff

Friday, September 16, 2016

An email back in the spring from ADAS senior researcher Dr Martyn Silgram was the catalyst for this short technical note on the potential to reduce...

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Maize Harvest tips

Maize Harvest tips

Friday, September 16, 2016

The warm dry weather means that the maize crops continue to romp through their growth stages and that harvest will soon be upon us.  With this...

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Nutrition and Maize Silage

Nutrition and Maize Silage

Friday, September 16, 2016

It is widely recognised that this is a very challenging time for the dairy sector. However, better news now appears to be on the horizon in terms of...

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MGA Maize Agronomy Trip to France 2016 report

MGA Maize Agronomy Trip to France 2016 report

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Grower and commercial members teamed up recently to head to Picardy in Northern France with Simon Draper, MGA agronomist, to learn what is new from...

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Maize Eyespot in 2016

Maize Eyespot in 2016

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Simon Draper has written a technical note on  maize eyespot, please look at the Agronomy section of the website for advice.

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MGA Weed Star Chart

MGA Weed Star Chart

Monday, May 16, 2016

Please find the updated MGA weed star chart in the Agronomy section of the website for MGA members.

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Maize weed control 2016

Maize weed control 2016

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Normally I would (and still do) recommend a two spray programme for weed control in maize but with the later drillings it is likely that the maize...

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Maize drilling tips

Maize drilling tips

Monday, April 18, 2016

Now is the time to start thinking about the detail of getting your crops off to a great start. I have, based on experience and the latest MGA trial...

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