GrassCheck Summary Table

Week Beginning 26/09/18 GrassCheck Plots* Beef & Sheep Farms Dairy Farms
Grass Growth      
Grass growth (kg DM/ha/day) 41.0 ⇓ 43.6 53.8
7 day forecast 28.1 ⇓  - -
14 day forecast 21.5 ⇓ -
Grass Quality      
Dry matter (%) 15.1 14.8 15.6
ME (MJ/kg DM)  11.1 11.3 11.5
Crude protein (% DM) 21.5 20.6 19.9
Sugars (% DM)

9.7

10.0 11.3

* GrassCheck plots receive 270 kgN/ha/year

 On farm grass growth data supplied by AgriNet

Key: ⇑ Trending Upwards, ⇓ Trending Downwards, ⇒ No Change