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Tagged with 'Maize'

Why is maize an attractive forage option for 2022?

Why is maize an attractive forage option for 2022?

Inclusion of maize in the dairy ration has long been favoured by many dairy farmers and with the current costs of other crops and inputs, 2022 represents an even better opportunity for maize.

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Pay Close Attention to Maize Crop Nutrition

Pay Close Attention to Maize Crop Nutrition to Reap Rewards at Harvest

Growers are being urged to monitor maize crop nutrition throughout the growing season, to make sure they reach their full potential.
Dr Simon Pope, Wynnstay crop protection manager, says ideally the nutrient inputs for sowing and establishment will already have been applied, and plans should be made regarding the maize crop nutrition throughout the rest of the season.

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Ensiling maize and using the correct silage additive

Ensiling maize and using the correct silage additive

Ecosyl additives such as Ecocool have been shown to typically reduce the fermentation losses by half and also to improve aerobic stability, keeping the silage cooler for longer. In addition, the Ecosyl range has a considerable weight of evidence from independent feeding trials which demonstrate improved animal performance for dairy, beef and sheep.

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4 things to consider pre-drilling maize

4 things to consider pre-drilling maize

As we approach the beginning of the 2020 maize growing season, there are a few important things to consider pre-drilling in order to achieve a quality crop. We normally think about the effect of weather during the growing season, but this year the excess winter rainfall will also need to be taken into account.

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Careful planning of maize crops will pay off

Careful planning of maize crops will pay off

Livestock producers growing maize this year are encouraged to undertake proper planning for the crop, to ensure the best possible return on investment.

With a high starch and fermentable energy content, maize is a high value cropping choice for dairy and beef producers. However, it can be relatively costly to grow so it pays to consider all the elements required for a successful crop, ahead of planting.

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Sulphur - The Making Of Your Maize Crop?

Sulphur - The Making Of Your Maize Crop
Farmers could increase maize yields by as much as 15% dry matter by applying sulphur alongside nitrogen.
Speaking at Syngenta's maize conference in Shifnal, Shropshire, independent consultant George Fisher said sulphur deposited from the atmosphere was now so low due to cleaner industries that even maize crops are responding to applications of the nutrient.

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