GrassCheck Summary Table

Week Beginning 16/9/19 GrassCheck Plots* Beef & Sheep Farms Dairy Farms
Grass Growth      
Grass growth (kg DM/ha/day) 43.6 ⇑ 47.0 48.0
7 day forecast 36.6 ⇓  - -
14 day forecast 32.0 -
Grass Quality      
Dry matter (%) 15.5 14.9 14.4
ME (MJ/kg DM)  10.9 10.8 10.7
Crude protein (% DM) 17.9 18.8 17.9
Sugars (% DM) 12.6 10.0 9.7

* GrassCheck plots receive 270 kgN/ha/year

 On farm grass growth data supplied by AgriNet

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