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Dairy management: grass growth rates under pressure
Aidan Brennan
Aidan Brennan says that colder than normal weather conditions is leading to a lower than normal grass growth rate.
Grass+ Beef: cautious optimism as growth figures rise
Growth rose last week amid warmer weather, but it is still well behind where it should normally be.
The Grass Week: grass growth set to rocket, but so are weeds
It seems spring has finally sprung (in May) and growth is now exceeding on-farm demands for many, though the conditions will also favour weed growth.
The Grass Week: magic day yet to happen on many farms
Magic day, when grass growth exceeds demand, has yet to happen for many farmers amid the cooler soil temperatures this year.
Wet weather disrupts grazing plans
Adam Woods takes a look at what the grazing plan should be once the current wet weather passes.
20 March 2024 Grass & feeding
Grass Week: heavy rain makes hitting February grazing targets a headache
Ground conditions mean that many farmers are not getting out to grass as much as they would like to hit the 30% of the platform grazed by the end of February.
24 February 2024 Grass & feeding