Growing maize under plastic. Farm walk on Thursday 21st November

Friday, September 20, 2013

The day will have two themes, these being Growing Maize Under Plastic, led by Graeme and the MGA Team and Maize Feeding, led by Dr Chris Bartram, Senior Nutritionist with Mole Valley Farmers.

Areas likely to be covered include:

  • Growing maize under plastic
    • The economics
    • The practicalities
    • Variety choice
    • Weed control
    • Harvest
  • Maize Feeding
    • The role of maize in livestock nutrition
    • Chop length decisions
    • Clamp management



 The farm walk will be on Thursday 21st November 2013
 It will commence at 10.00 am and finish at 3.30 pm.

Venue: Landscove Village Hall, Landscove, Ashburton, Devon.  TQ13 7LZ

Weather permitting; the event will be very practical, with the mornings inside session followed by a practical farm walk after lunch.

Please could we ask members to book in for the farm walk with the MGA office.  There will be a £12/head (including VAT) charge to cover the cost of refreshments.  Non members are welcome at the event but will be asked to join up for a full year’s membership for a charge of £120 (inc VAT).

Contact Jean in the MGA office either via:

Phone 01363 775040, Fax 01363 776938  



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