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 December 2006

Friday, December 1, 2006

In this issue:

  • Variety booklet 2007.
  • Harvesting, drying and marketing grain maize—Neil Groom.
  • Understanding silage analysis—Chris Savery.
  • Conference dates.

MGA Times October 2006

Sunday, October 1, 2006

In this issue:

  • MGA Minerals update.
  • Dairy Event report.
  • Drill demonstration results.
  • EMM Report.
  • Clamp density calculations.
  • Invitation to Elveden Farms.
  • Diary Dates.

MGA Times September 2006

Friday, September 1, 2006

In this issue:

  • Top ten tips for after harvest—Simon Draper.
  • Buffer feeding this Autumn—Chris Savery.
  • Silage analysis.
  • Dairy Event 2006.
  • Diary dates.
  • Fertiliser security rules.

MGA Times August 2006

Tuesday, August 1, 2006

In this issue:

  • Message from Chairman Graeme Cook.
  • Diabrotica update 2006.

MGA Times June 2006

Thursday, June 1, 2006

In this issue:

  • Soil protection review.
  • Late season weed control 2006—Simon Draper.
  • Observations on the LINK project—Angus Golightly.
  • Best use of maize & wholecrop over summer—Chris Savery.
  • Maize drilling demonstrations—update.
  • Cereals 2006 report.
  • Websites of the Month.
  • Diary dates.

MGA Times May 2006

Monday, May 1, 2006

In this issue:

  • Weed control 2006—Simon Draper.
  • Wholecrop Conference report.
  • Best use of maize & wholecrop over summer—ChrisSavery.
  • Maize drilling demonstrations.
  • Cereals 2006.
  • Websites of the Month.
  • Diary dates.

MGA Times March 2006

Wednesday, March 1, 2006

In this issue:

  • Maize drilling 2006—Simon Draper.
  • Conference reports.
  • Maize establishment tips.
  • Nitrogen Predictor forms.
  • Minimising soil management problems—GordonSpoor.

MGA Times September 2004

Wednesday, September 1, 2004

MGA Times July 2004

Thursday, July 1, 2004

In this issue:

  • Planning for maize in 2005 - Simon Draper
  • Fermented wholecrop silage making tips - John Morgan

 

 

MGA Times June 2004

Tuesday, June 1, 2004

MGA Times March 2004

Monday, March 22, 2004

In this issue:

  • Weed Control Without Atrazine
  • MGA Nitrogen Predictor Form - Simon Draper
  • MGA Farmer Focus – John Jackson

MGA Times March 2003

Thursday, March 20, 2003

MGA Times February 2003

Wednesday, February 19, 2003

In this issue:

  • Maize Conference Application
  • Maize and Nitrogen Vulnerable Zones - Simon Draper

MGA Times January 2003

Friday, January 24, 2003

In this issue:

  • Maize Conference Programme & application form Forward thinking for the 2003 maize crop
  • Simon Draper Managing organic maize
  • Simon Draper, Gordon Tweddle, Soil Association HSBC Spotlight information
  • We thought members may find this of interest

MGA Times December 2002

Friday, December 20, 2002

  • January Devon farm visit circular
  • January Glastonbury evening meeting circular
  • Maize quality at what cost to the environment? Paper presented by Simon Draper at the European Maize Meeting

MGA Times November 2002

Thursday, November 21, 2002

In this issue:

  • Cheaper diets without losing output? - Chris Savery

MGA Times October 2002

Tuesday, October 15, 2002

In this issue:

  • MGA/BGS meeting programme and invite
  • MGA Mineral range update

MGA Times September 2002

Friday, September 20, 2002

In this issue:

  • Summary of Maize Silage Additive Trial (CEDAR) Results - Chris Savery
  • Preparing for Harvest - Simon Draper
  • Autumn feeding update - Chris Savery
  • MGA Netherlands 2-day Study Tour information

MGA Times May 2002

Monday, May 20, 2002

In this issue:

  • Weed control in Maize - Herbicides 2002
  • Simon Draper Feeding update - Chris Savery

MGA Times March 2002

Friday, March 1, 2002

In this issue:

  • Getting ready for the 2002 maize crop (agronomy)
  • Simon Draper Maize in Springtime (feeding)
  • Chris Savery Manure on Maize - a farmer's perspective
  • Dave Munday MGA Member MGA Nitrogen Predictor data input form

MGA Times January 2002

Tuesday, January 1, 2002

In this issue:

  • Wholecrop Conference Programme
  • Maize Conference Programme
  • Abbreviated report of the MDC/MGA Wholecrop Dairy Trial (2000/2001) - Chris Savery

MGA Times November 2001

Thursday, November 1, 2001

In this issue:

  • Harvest is finished - and dry weather!
  • Simon Draper Feeding 2001 Maize
  • Chris Savery MGA Minerals information

MGA Times November 2001

Thursday, November 1, 2001

In this issue:

  • Harvest is finished - and dry weather!
  • Simon Draper Feeding 2001 Maize
  • Chris Savery MGA Minerals information

MGA Times October 2001

Monday, October 1, 2001

In this issue:

  • Chop length & fibre levels - what is important to your cows?
  • Chris Savery Organic maize - member profile
  • John Pitts, Sussex MGA/BGS meeting invite

MGA Times September 2001

Saturday, September 1, 2001

In this issue:

  • Harvest is upon us - Simon Draper
  • Which additive this year & why? - Chris Savery
  • Keep it simple stupid - mineral update - John Morgan
  • MGA/BGS meeting information