GrassCheckGB is a grass monitoring project involving 50 dairy, beef and sheep farms.

Growth and quality data will be published weekly throughout the growing season.

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Averages  2019    
Regional Grass Growth - Average yields recorded (t DM/ha)    
N England 11.4  
Scotland 11.3  
S England 10.3  
Wales 11.1  
All Dairy Farms 13.9  
All Beef and Sheep Farms 9.7  
All GrassCheck Farms 11.0  
Long Term Average 12.2  
Average Grass Quality: GrassCheck farms 2019    
Dry matter (%) 20.9  
Crude protein (%) 19.1  
Sugars (%) 15.8  
Metabolisable Energy (MJ/kg DM)  11.4  

On farm grass growth data supplied by AgriNet


Management Notes

  •  GrassCheck GB has ended recording for the 2019 grass growth season at the end of October. Many thanks to all of our project sponsors, and especially to our GrassCheckGB farmers for all of their contributions this year. Keep a look-out for more GrassCheckGB updates coming in spring 2020!