GrassCheck Summary Table

Week Beginning 28/08/17 GrassCheck Plots* Beef Farms Dairy Farms
Grass Growth      
Grass growth (kg DM/ha/day)   63.9 ⇓   50.9 59.6
7 day forecast 58.4 ⇓  -  -
14 day forecast  55.3 ⇓  -
Grass Quality      
Dry matter (%) 12.3 ⇑   12.7 14.6
ME (MJ/kg DM)    10.8 ⇑    10.7 11.2
Crude protein (% DM)  18.1 ⇓   19.7 20.3
Sugars (% DM) 8.2 ⇑ 7.7 9.5

* GrassCheck plots receive 270 kgN/ha/year

 On farm grass growth data supplied by AgriNet

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