GrassCheck Summary Table

Week Beginning 16/07/18 GrassCheck Plots* Beef & Sheep Farms Dairy Farms
Grass Growth      
Grass growth (kg DM/ha/day) 17.5 ⇓ 27.1 34.0
7 day forecast 17.2 ⇓  - -
14 day forecast 17.3 ⇓ -
Grass Quality      
Dry matter (%) 23.3 25.5 23.1
ME (MJ/kg DM)  11.2 11.2 11.1
Crude protein (% DM) 18.7 15.7 16.0
Sugars (% DM)

12.0

15.8 14.3

* GrassCheck plots receive 270 kgN/ha/year

 On farm grass growth data supplied by AgriNet

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