Maizetech

September maize harvest on the cards

September maize harvest on the cards

Assuming weather conditions remain reasonable, there is a strong possibility that the Irish maize harvest will be underway before the...

September 2, 2021

‘I think we can look forward to a very good crop of maize’

‘I think we can look forward to a very good crop of maize’

2020 may well be a bumper year for maize crops. Conditions so far have been favourable, but July and August...

July 8, 2020

Rain delays harvest…is your maize crop ready?

Rain delays harvest…is your maize crop ready?

Rain this weekend has delayed what was going to be an early maize harvest across the country. Last week, at...

September 24, 2019

Maize area looks set to hold strong

Maize area looks set to hold strong

After a 40% increase in the amount of maize planted in 2018, the 2019 season looks set to be another...

May 14, 2019

Maize on contract: ‘Money should be on the table first’

Maize on contract: ‘Money should be on the table first’

‘Tillage farmers should grow forage crops for livestock farmers’ is one of the key talking points from this spring’s fodder...

April 29, 2018

Maize crops have ‘jumped out of the ground’ since June

Maize crops have ‘jumped out of the ground’ since June

After a slow start up to June 1, maize crops have caught up now having “jumped out of the ground”, according...

August 4, 2017

Record maize yields on the cards for 2016

Record maize yields on the cards for 2016

Maize crops yielding between 20-25t/ac will be commonplace in Ireland this year, according to Maizetech’s John Foley. “We are seeing...

October 11, 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