Maize

Five key features of the new Claas Jaguar forage harvester

Five key features of the new Claas Jaguar forage harvester

Claas has unveiled two new models of its forage harvester, the Jaguar 980 and 970, which will replace current models...

October 28, 2016

Maize yields set to increase by 20-25% after an ‘extraordinary’ growing season

Maize yields set to increase by 20-25% after an ‘extraordinary’ growing season

An extraordinary growing season will see maize yields increase by 20-25% compared to last year, Maizetech’s John Foley has said....

September 22, 2016

Commission authorises 11 GMOs for food and feed use

Commission authorises 11 GMOs for food and feed use

The European Commission recently gave the go ahead for the placing on the market of products – for food and...

September 19, 2016

Commission called on to withdraw authorisation for GM maize

Commission called on to withdraw authorisation for GM maize

MEPs have called on the European Commission to withdraw its authorisations for the use of herbicide-resistant GM maize and carnations. Two...

June 9, 2016

U.S. wheat stocks set to be largest in 29 years

U.S. wheat stocks set to be largest in 29 years

U.S. wheat ending stocks for 2015/16 are projected to be 10 million bushels higher than last year, making it the...

April 17, 2016

Video: Harvesting maize to sowing winter corn in a matter of minutes

Video: Harvesting maize to sowing winter corn in a matter of minutes

Things move very quickly on farms these days and this video is a perfect example of how no time was...

December 30, 2015

Video: Great footage of the 2015 maize harvest finishing up

Video: Great footage of the 2015 maize harvest finishing up

The maize harvest on Milltown Farm in Ballylinan, Co. Laois was completed in the last few weeks by agri-contractors, the...

December 10, 2015

‘Maize crops yielding 20t/ac plus’

‘Maize crops yielding 20t/ac plus’

Maize crops in the south of the country are yielding up to 26t/ac fresh weight, according to Maizetech’s John Foley....

October 26, 2015

Government intervention sees swelling maize stocks in China

Government intervention sees swelling maize stocks in China

Chinese intervention purchasing has seen its state maize stocks rocket in recent months, according to Jack Watts, Lead Analyst, AHDB Market...

September 26, 2015

JCB celebrates 70 years with a giant maize maze

JCB celebrates 70 years with a giant maize maze

JCB has created a giant 10-acre maize maze in the UK to celebrate its 70th anniversary. The maze, at the National...

July 14, 2015

Global wheat output projections take a tumble

Global wheat output projections take a tumble

World wheat output expectations for 2015/16 have been slashed by 4m tonnes compared with last month, according to AHDB Cereals...

June 29, 2015

EU forecasts increase in maize and barley production

EU forecasts increase in maize and barley production

The European Commission has increased its estimates for both maize and barley production in 2015/16 in its latest balance sheet and...

June 4, 2015

Video: Is your silage pit as big as this one in the US?

Video: Is your silage pit as big as this one in the US?

Does your silage pit rival the size of this maize silage pit in the US? East Dublin Dairy in Minnesota...

May 26, 2015

‘Increased calf numbers drive calf feed sales’

‘Increased calf numbers drive calf feed sales’

Calf feed sales have risen by up to 20% year on year, according to Sean McGlynn, Commercial and Technical Manager...

April 19, 2015