GrassCheck Summary Table

Week Beginning 16/10/17 GrassCheck Plots* Beef Farms Dairy Farms
Grass Growth      
Grass growth (kg DM/ha/day)   21.3 ⇓  18.2 27.3
7 day forecast 21.2 ⇓  -  -
14 day forecast 13.8 ⇓ -
Grass Quality      
Dry matter (%)  12.8 ⇓   14.7 14.5
ME (MJ/kg DM)    11.1 ⇒   10.8 11.0
Crude protein (% DM) 19.2 ⇓ 19.9 19.3
Sugars (% DM) 9.0 ⇑ 8.5 9.7

* GrassCheck plots receive 270 kgN/ha/year

 On farm grass growth data supplied by AgriNet

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