GrassCheck Summary Table

Week Beginning 13/5/19 GrassCheck Plots* Beef & Sheep Farms Dairy Farms
Grass Growth      
Grass growth (kg DM/ha/day) 62.7 ⇓ 57.5 59.7
7 day forecast 70.9 ⇓  - -
14 day forecast106.6 106.6 ⇑ -
Grass Quality      
Dry matter (%) 19.6 16.1 17.1
ME (MJ/kg DM)  11.6 11.4 11.5
Crude protein (% DM) 16.4 19.9 16.8
Sugars (% DM) 17.0 13.5 17.2

* GrassCheck plots receive 270 kgN/ha/year

 On farm grass growth data supplied by AgriNet

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