GrassCheck Summary Table

Week Beginning 23/03/20 GrassCheck Plots* Beef & Sheep Farms Dairy Farms
Grass Growth      
Grass growth (kg DM/ha/day) 9.7 7.0 11.5
7 day forecast 3.8  - -
14 day forecast 5.5 -
Grass Quality      
Dry matter (%) 21.4 21.6 24.3
ME (MJ/kg DM)  12.1 11.5 11.7
Crude protein (% DM) 19.3 18.0 19.2
Sugars (% DM) 16.2 16.3 16.9

* GrassCheck plots receive 270 kgN/ha/year

 On farm grass growth data supplied by AgriNet

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