MGA Times

The MGA Times is the regular newsletter of the Maize Growers Association.  The Times provides information on the goings on of the MGA as well as news of our and others research and development programmes.  An archive of past copies  is contained on this page and is available to members and non members of the association.

MGA Times April 2015

Friday, April 17, 2015

In this Issue:

  • Maize & the new basic payment scheme
  • Training days report
  • Example of N predictor result sheet

MGA Times February 2015

Sunday, March 1, 2015

In this Issue:

  • Cross Compliance rules
  • Soil pH
  • Testing slurry nutrients
  • Nitrogen predictor explained

MGA Times December 2014

Monday, December 22, 2014

In This Issue

 

  • MGA Variety Booklet 2015.
  • 2nd report from EMM—John Morgan.
  • Training days report.
  • Conference Invitation.
  • Cutting date trial summary.

 

MGA Times November 2014

Monday, December 1, 2014

In This Issue
  • Conference date & Invitation.
  • EMM meeting report—John Morgan.
  •  Feeding maize—Chris Savery.
  • Autumn Cultivations—Simon Draper.
  • Soil cross compliance rules update—John Morgan.
  •  Maize Training days invitation.

 

MGA Times July 2014

Thursday, August 28, 2014

In this Issue

  • Introducing the new Chairman
  • Research Ideas
  • Eyespot
  • Report on maize under plastic trial

MGA Times March 2014

Friday, April 4, 2014

In this Issue:-

  • MGA Conference review
  • Diabrotica - latest news
  • Soil protection

MGA Times December 2013

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

This Issue includes

  • MGA Conference details
  • MGA Chairman's trip to America
  • LINK analysis project update

MGA Times January 2014

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

In this Issue

  • DEFRA/ADAS trial report for first year
  • MGA mineral information
  • Nitrogen Predictor form

MGA Times October 2013

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

In This Issue

  • Conference date and venue
  • Silage analysis packs available
  • Maize seed dressing update

MGA Times August 2013

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

In This Issue

  • Report on trip to Ireland
  • General maize news
  • Mineral reminder

MGA Times May 2013

Friday, May 24, 2013

  • DEFRA Trial update
  • Nitrogen predictor reminder
  • Insecticide ban news

MGA Times March 2013

Monday, March 25, 2013

In this Issue

  • Drilling advice from Simon Draper
  • Biogas special interest group
  • Conference report
  • MGA Open day in Norfolk
  • Nutrition training days
  • Cost of forage production figures

MGA Times January 2013

Friday, February 1, 2013

MGA Times October 2012

Monday, October 22, 2012

Included in this mailing

  • European Maize Meeting report
  • Harvest update from around the country
  • Frost alert
  • Silage analysis packs available

MGA Times August 2012

Saturday, September 1, 2012

  • NIRS Link project summary
  • Starling study review

 

MGA Times April 2012

Monday, April 30, 2012

  • Maize drilling update
  • MGA Council members & where they farm

MGA Times March 2012

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

  In this issue of the MGA Times and included in the March mailing are:-

  • MGA Conference summary
  • Conference papers reviewed
  • Grain maize tables
  • Early drilling
  • MGA Herbicide trial results for 2011
  • MGA Cultivation trial results for 2011

MGA Times January 2012

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

  • Conference invitation
  • Nitrogen predictor form
  • MGA Mineral specs.
  • Starling meeting report

MGA Times December 2011

Friday, December 23, 2011

Included in this issue

  • Starling meeting report
  • Scottish maize meeting review
  • New plastic product

MGA Times October 2011

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

In this Issue:

  • Eyespot again!
  • Starling meeting information
  • MGA Minerals and how to order them
  • Mycotoxin warning

MGA Times August 2011

Friday, August 19, 2011

In this Issue

  • Dairy Events 2011
  • Scottish maize meeting
  • Marginal maize meeting in South West
  • Letter to the editor

MGA Times May 2011

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

In this Issue

  • Strip tillage
  • Purple maize
  • members email addresses wanted

MGA Times December 2010

Friday, December 31, 2010

This issue includes articles about Western Corn Rootworm, the MGA Conference to be held in February and maize under plastic.

MGA Times August 2010

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

In this issue:

  • Maize storage
  • 2010 Harvest guide
  • AD Biogas plant at Severn Trent Water
  • Research updates
  • Dairy Event information
  • Grain maize update

MGA Times June 2010

Thursday, July 1, 2010

In this issue:

  • Wholecrop time again
  • Chop length - How long?
  • Results of rat survey
  • Biogas event in September
  • RB209 Booklet
  • Message from MGA Chairman John Whitby
  • Grain maize summary