GrassCheck Summary Table

Week Beginning 21/10/19 GrassCheck Plots* Beef & Sheep Farms Dairy Farms
Grass Growth      
Grass growth (kg DM/ha/day) 10.7  21.2 23.6
7 day forecast 14.4  - -
14 day forecast 8.8 -
Grass Quality      
Dry matter (%) 14.7 17.5 16.1
ME (MJ/kg DM)  11.6 11.2 11.1
Crude protein (% DM) 23.1 16.5 20.7
Sugars (% DM) 9.5 15.3 11.3

* GrassCheck plots receive 270 kgN/ha/year

 On farm grass growth data supplied by AgriNet

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