New MGA Maize Training Day Announced for September 2013

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Following on from
the successful training days held during the spring of 2013 the MGA are holding
a follow up day focusing on: 

  • Harvesting maize for forage and biogas
    • Methods of Dry Matter Assessment
    • Setting up the harvester
    • Cutting height of maize
  • Clamp management
    • Chop Length
    • How to fill the clamp
    • Consolidation of the crop
    • Sealing the clamp
  • Variety choice – based around extensive on farm variety trial
    • What are you looking for in a variety
    • Diseases associated with maize
    • Fungicide trial
  • Site tour of Severn Trent Biogas Plant
    • Lessons learnt 

The course will be on 19th September 2013.  It will commence at 10.00 am and finish with
lunch at 1.30 pm

Venue:  Stoke Bardolf Sports and Social Club, Stoke Bardolph Village, Burton Joyce, Nr Nottingham NG14 5HT

 Weather permitting the event will be very practical and held outdoors so suitable
clothing is advisable.

The MGA are very grateful to BASF for sponsoring the days refreshments.

Please fill in the attached booking form to ensure a place.

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