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 September 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

  • MGA Conference date & Venue
  • MGA Council membership update
  • Suggestions for trials 2017?

MGA Times July 2016

Monday, August 1, 2016

In This Issue

  • Introduction to the new MGA Chairman
  • Maize progress update from around the country
  • BASIS & NRoSO points for MGA membership
  • Introduction to Mike Wilkinson, the new Nutrition consultant to the MGA

MGA Times April 2016

Saturday, April 30, 2016

MGA Times January 2016

Friday, January 22, 2016

In This Issue

  • Research update—Sulphur trial results & conclusions.
  •  Conference programme.
  •  Nitrogen predictor form.
  • MGA Site & Maturity group selector explained

MGA Times October 2015

Friday, October 30, 2015

In this Issue

  • Maize feeding this winter
  • MGA mineral prices & specifications
  • Show & meeting reports

MGA Times August 2015

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Includes

  • Basic payment rules
  • Harvest tips

MGA Times June 2015

Friday, July 10, 2015

In This Issue:

  • Oversowing meetings
  • Maize progress around the country
  • RB 209 review

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