GrassCheck Summary Table

Week Beginning 22/10/18 GrassCheck Plots* Beef & Sheep Farms Dairy Farms
Grass Growth      
Grass growth (kg DM/ha/day) 24.2 ⇓ 24.4 29.7
7 day forecast 17.9 ⇓  - -
14 day forecast 11.4 ⇓ -
Grass Quality      
Dry matter (%) 15.7 17.7 15.3
ME (MJ/kg DM)  11.4 11.4 11.0
Crude protein (% DM) 22.1 22.5 21.2
Sugars (% DM)

9.6

10.6 8.7

* GrassCheck plots receive 270 kgN/ha/year

 On farm grass growth data supplied by AgriNet

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