Forage for Knowledge
The latest grass growth and quality figures can be found on our interactive dashboard, along with the latest updates and resources.
- Average daily growth rates are continuing on an upward trend, up another 8.2kg DM/ha, to 34.8kg DM/ha
- Highest growth, 60.6 kg DM/ha, is seen in Ceredigion whilst growth is in single figures in Ayrshire, 9.5 kg DM/ha
- Highest regional average daily growth rates are seen in the West Midlands at 51 kg DM/ha.
Make sure you are up to speed with the new water resources regulation in Wales
The regulations are a cause of concern for many welsh dairy farmers and some changes may be required around nutrient management planning, fertiliser applications, protection of water from pollution and manure and silage storage
Keep an eye on grass growth as magic day can arrive from early April for some farms – be prepared to manage a surplus instead of a grass deficit
We continue our rotational grazing system series for suckler producers by looking at managing high grass growth
Wonder what condition your soil is in? Counting earthworms is a great indicator
This publication will explain how each earthworm group has a unique and important function and give top tips on how identify and count each type