GrassCheck Summary Table

Week Beginning 02/10/17 GrassCheck Plots* Beef Farms Dairy Farms
Grass Growth      
Grass growth (kg DM/ha/day)   31.3 ⇓   36.8 31.1
7 day forecast 27.0 ⇓  -  -
14 day forecast 25.7 ⇓  -
Grass Quality      
Dry matter (%) 15.4 ⇑   13.9 15.3
ME (MJ/kg DM)    11.1 ⇑    11.2 11.6
Crude protein (% DM)  22.4 ⇑   21.9 20.1
Sugars (% DM) 8.0 ⇓ 8.1 11.9

* GrassCheck plots receive 270 kgN/ha/year

 On farm grass growth data supplied by AgriNet

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