Maize is a premium quality grain which forms an integral part of pig, poultry and dairy feed rations. It also has a range of human food uses from flours, starch and grits to cornflakes and corn chips. If you’re looking for an alternative land use which delivers solid financial returns with limited labour input, growing maize grain could be the answer for you.
Pioneer® brand maize grain hybrids have been tested in our comprehensive local maize trialing program and are proven to deliver industry-leading yields of high-quality grain. As with all our products, there’s always a Pioneer Area Manager in your local area to help you choose the right hybrid and provide on-farm backup and technical support.
View our latest Maize for Grain catalogue, featuring 22 proven hybrids, including four new options that offer high yield potential and top performance for your local conditions. In addition to showcasing our 2023-24 line-up, we provide insights into our LumiGEN™ seed treatments and topical technical articles on Northern Leaf Blight (NBL) and cover crops. You'll also find profiles of successful farmers who grow and feed Pioneer® brand maize grain.
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Check out our latest Maize Grain Research publication to see our latest agronomic and hybrid research – it provides comprehensive trial data to help growers make informed hybrid positioning decisions.Download
When we commercialise Pioneer® brand maize grain hybrids we think local. Pioneer products are tested in over 160 maize grain trials across New Zealand. Compare the yield and agronomic performance of Pioneer maize grain hybrids in your region.
Calculate indicative maize grain costs of production in both low fertility maize silage growing envrionments. Costs of production have risen post the publishing of these numbers so enter your own costs for the best indication.