The mixed weather for the last number of weeks is really suiting the dry soil grassland farms in the east of the country. Greenfield Kilkenny has taken out surplus grass as round bales. In total to date, over 900 round bales have been made and stacked in the yard. These bales are in addition to the silage that was stopped and harvested for first cut silage which was added on top of what was left over from last winter.
Tom Lyng estimates that there is about 220t of dry matter in the pit and 900 bales at 220kg DM/bale (McHale Fusion baler) means there is another 200t of dry matter in bales.