GrassCheck Summary Table

Week Beginning 14/08/17 GrassCheck Plots* Beef Farms Dairy Farms
Grass Growth      
Grass growth (kg DM/ha/day)   80.9 ⇓   49.9 57.7
7 day forecast 73.1 ⇓  -  -
14 day forecast  66.7 ⇓  -
Grass Quality      
Dry matter (%) 11.9 ⇒  15.1 14.8
ME (MJ/kg DM)    10.9 ⇒    11.1 11.2
Crude protein (% DM)  16.3 ⇓   18.1 16.5
Sugars (% DM) 7.7 ⇓ 10.0 11.4

* GrassCheck plots receive 270 kgN/ha/year

 On farm grass growth data supplied by AgriNet

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