Contents tagged with grass growth

13 September 2021

Read our information to help you learn how to identify grass species. Find information, diagrams and images to help.

26 October 2021

Learn more about selecting the correct grass species for your situation when reseeding and discover the differences between diploids and tetraploids.

25 January 2022

Find out why lime is important for a grassland reseed and the influence on nutrient availability.

23 April 2021

Find out why soil conditions are important in deciding between an autumn or spring reseed.

23 April 2021

Read our tips on how to soil test a field and assess soil structure for a grassland reseed.

26 October 2021

From soil assessments to choosing between an autumn or spring reseed, our resources will help you to plan for reseeding grassland.

26 October 2021

A grassland reseed could improve paddock and animal performance. Use our flow chart to help you decide whether a grassland reseed is needed.

7 July 2023

Reseeding is an important part of grassland management on all farms and is essential for maintaining productive grassland. These pages will show you how to get the best from your grassland reseeds.

6 November 2020

As we look back over the 2020 grazing season, the total average grass production across AHDB Forage For Knowledge (FFK) farms this year was approximately 1.5 t DM/ha below the 2019 average, with the FFK farms producing, on average, 12.7 t DM/ha – the lowest average reported through FFK since 2014.

30 January 2024

The variable weather this year has been reflected in this year's grass silage crop.

14 July 2021

The lack of rainfall, particularly across England and Wales, has started to seriously restrict grass growth.

29 May 2020

The weather is certainly throwing some challenges our way this year and the biggest impact is the reduced grass growth.