GrassCheck Summary Table

Week Beginning 17/09/18 GrassCheck Plots* Beef & Sheep Farms Dairy Farms
Grass Growth      
Grass growth (kg DM/ha/day) 59.2 ⇓ 51.0 58.0
7 day forecast 53.3 ⇓  - -
14 day forecast 45.6 ⇓ -
Grass Quality      
Dry matter (%) 15.4 14.9 15.5
ME (MJ/kg DM)  10.9 11.2 11.1
Crude protein (% DM) 17.7 21.3 19.3
Sugars (% DM)

11.4

7.4 10.8

* GrassCheck plots receive 270 kgN/ha/year

 On farm grass growth data supplied by AgriNet

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