GrassCheck Summary Table

Week Beginning 20/5/19 GrassCheck Plots* Beef & Sheep Farms Dairy Farms
Grass Growth      
Grass growth (kg DM/ha/day) 67.7 ⇑ 57.8 72.3
7 day forecast 106.6 ⇑  - -
14 day forecast106.6 115.6 ⇑ -
Grass Quality      
Dry matter (%) 19.6 20.4 20.7
ME (MJ/kg DM)  11.5 11.7 11.4
Crude protein (% DM) 16.4 17.7 14.9
Sugars (% DM) 17.0 17.3 18.3

* GrassCheck plots receive 270 kgN/ha/year

 On farm grass growth data supplied by AgriNet

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