AHDB Grass

Well-managed grassland provides the cheapest feed throughout the year, either as grazed grass or silage. Making the most of grass on your farm offers a huge opportunity to increase profits in a sustainable way.  

Optimising grass production and utilisation has four key elements:

Grass tools and services

Forage for Knowledge

Forage for Knowledge is our weekly grass newsletter, which gives you grass growth from across the UK, as well as technical information related to grassland management. 

View the Forage for Knowledge page

Recommended Grass and Clover Lists

The Recommended Grass and Clover Lists for England and Wales is recommendation on grass and clover varieties, which are drawn up after rigorous testing for attributes such as yield, persistency, quality and disease resistance.

See the Recommended Grass and Clover Lists


GrassCheckGB, run by CIEL, is a grass monitoring project involving 50 dairy, beef and sheep farms. Growth and quality data will be published weekly throughout the growing season.

Visit the GrassCheckGB website

Grass podcasts

Grass resources

Forage management videos and webinars