A tractor hauling maize with dairy cows in a field© Tim Scrivener
The UK maize growing area has increased by 14% in five years as the crop continues to gain popularity among livestock producers, a survey suggests. The survey of 340 farmers was carried out by the Maize Growers Association, British Grassland Society and Grainseed. It showed the area grown had increased from 12,300ha (30,347 acres) in 2011 to the 14,030ha (34,655 acres) grown by respondents in 2016. See also: Six step guide to successful maize establishment And it revealed that, while […]