The objective of this project proposal is to improve grazed grass utilisation in Northern Ireland beef production systems. The project involves 4 work packages:
WP1. Beef grassland survey
The majority of beef farmers in Northern Ireland have failed to uptake the advice from CAFRE on how to maximise performance from grazed grass. It is proposed to undertake a detailed farmer survey to identify why this advice has not been adopted at a farm level and establish what future capital/research or advisory needs are required to deliver practical means for farmers to improve...