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29 July 2021

Find out if feeding maize is suitable for your cattle and see our information on protein supplementation and feeding co-products.

29 July 2021

Maize is a high energy, high starch feed. Read more about how maize compares to grass silage for protein, energy, and dry matter.

29 July 2021

See our information to help understand the feed value of maize silage and maize grain, and some example rations for feeding cattle and sheep.

29 July 2021

Weed control in the first six weeks after sowing is critical to maize performance. Learn more about maize's damaging pests and diseases.

29 July 2021

Find information on the nitrogen, phosphate and potash requirements of maize and avoiding nutrient overload.

29 July 2021

The main factors for choosing a maize variety include maturity, yield potential and feed quality. Read our tips on what to look out for when choosing a variety.

29 July 2021

Read our tips on establishing maize, from cultivating to drilling, and solving any compaction issues.

6 August 2021

Location, soil type, altitude and field aspect should be considered before growing maize. Read about the pros and cons of growing maize under film here.

29 July 2021

From the benefits of growing under film, to the control of weeds, pests and disease, our information will help you to grow maize for silage.

29 July 2021

See our advice on how to assess the dry matter of maize, when to use an additive, and best practice for the maize silage clamp.

29 July 2021

See how the cost of maize silage, and maize grown under film, compares to grazed grass and grass silage.

9 July 2021

This study strengthens the evidence-base on mitigation opportunities for sheep systems in England and Wales

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