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Maize Survey Results

Maize Survey Results

Our maize survey results are back - and we find out what varieties farmers are growing, and the effects of 2014’s long, warm summer on crop yields. Does variety really ...

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Maize Varieties Report 2013

Maize Varieties Report 2013

The Kingshay Maize Variety Report emphasises the importance of choosing the right variety to reduce risk and produce a profitable crop of maize and also highlights those ...

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Making Best Maize Silage

Making Best Maize Silage

At maize harvest, although weather windows dictate play to a large extent, you have control of a number of factors that influence the quality of maize silage.

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Options for a Poor Growing Maize Crop Farming Note

Options for a Poor Growing Maize Crop Farming Note

Where conditions are not conducive to optimum maize growth, maize yields could be substantially reduced and this may lead to winter forage shortages. Assessing the cro...

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Sheeting The Clamp Farming Note

Sheeting The Clamp Farming Note

A well sealed silage clamp is critical to reduce DM losses, which can range from 5-18% in-silo and 1-10% at feed out. Sheeting technology has advanced in recent years, m...

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Silage Requirements Assessment

Silage Requirements Assessment

How can you be sure you have sufficient feed to see your cows through to spring turnout? And if you haven’t got enough, what can you do now, to maximise stocks for the ...

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The 2016 Maize Varieties Report

The 2016 Maize Varieties Report

Kingshay’s 2016 Maize Variety Report emphasises the importance of choosing a reliably high-performing variety to reduce risk and exploit the potential of this valuable ...

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The 2017 Maize Varieties Report

The 2017 Maize Varieties Report

This year’s Kingshay Maize Variety Report emphasises the importance of choosing the right variety to reduce risk and exploit the potential of this valuable crop. Wit...

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The Forage Costings Report 2020

The Forage Costings Report 2020

Last published in 2017, this NEW edition of the Forage Costings Report has been fully updated to provide a detailed insight into the costs of producing forage. Using this...

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Towards Net Zero Emissions – Nitrogen Oxides

Towards Net Zero Emissions – Nitrogen Oxides

This is the fourth in a series of dairy insight publications covering ‘Net Zero Emissions’, where we will attempt to identify the sources of each GHG, how it may be r...

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