GrassCheck Summary Table

Week Beginning 19/06/17 GrassCheck Plots* Beef Farms Dairy Farms
Grass Growth      
Grass growth (kg DM/ha/day) 85.0 ⇑ 73.1 83.5
7 day forecast 82.0 ⇓  -  -
14 day forecast 76.2 ⇑  -
Grass Quality      
Dry matter (%)  17.1 ⇑ 15.0 16.1
ME (MJ/kg DM)   11.2 ⇓   11.4 11.2
Crude protein (% DM)  18.4 ⇓   22.3 19.5
Sugars (% DM)  12.7 ⇓  9.2 11.1

* GrassCheck plots receive 270 kgN/ha/year

 On farm grass growth data supplied by AgriNet

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