Thursday, 31 October 2019 08:55

Too late for maize?

When is it too late to plant maize? Ian Williams, Pioneer forage specialist explains.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 18 September 2019 13:55

Getting ready for maize planting

Follow these seven steps to ensure you plan for maize planting as well as you can.

Published in Management
Friday, 03 May 2019 11:31

Feeding out maize silage

Maize silage is a maize crop cut and ensiled in a stack or bunker; commonly used as a supplement to pasture in situations where cows would otherwise be underfed.

Published in Management
Friday, 26 April 2019 10:55

Building pasture cover levels

The long summer dry has meant many farmers are now focused on how they can increase pasture cover levels while still meeting cow condition score targets.

Published in Management
Thursday, 28 March 2019 08:48

Will maize cover for grass?

The summer dry has resulted this autumn in less-than-ideal quantities of grass being available to cows.

Published in Management
Friday, 01 March 2019 12:54

Planning prevents poor maize

The predicted dry patch, which in November seemed impossible to envisage, has arrived.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 09:55

Too late to plant maize silage?

About this time of the year, we always seem to get calls from merchants and farmers asking several versions of the same question: “Is it too late to plant maize silage in November?” 

Published in Opinion
Monday, 19 February 2018 09:24

Maize can make the difference

Maize is a vital crop that consumes a lot of farmers’ time and money, says DairyNZ.

Published in Management
Thursday, 25 January 2018 14:55

Maize is more than just a supplementary feed

Over the last three years, pressure has increased on dairy farmers to produce food with a low environmental footprint.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 18 April 2017 09:55

Rain hits harvest

The maize harvest in many regions is being severely hampered by rain and high soil moisture levels.

Published in General News
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