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Grass10 Newsletter - 19th October 2021


In the latest Grass10 newsletter Dairy farmers Ed & Catriona McHugh update us on their grazing situation this autumn and we get Key takeaways from last week’s beef and sheep webinar with Trevor Boland and Tomás O’Leary. The GFOY Competition deadline has been extended. We have farmer updates and more

View newsletter here 169th Edition Grass10 Newsletter 19-10-21 (PDF)

The key messages in this week’s newsletter are: 

  • PastureBase Ireland data for the week for both Dairy & Beef and Sheep farms, plus Elodie Ruelle’s MoSt Grass Growth Prediction Model.  
  • Dairy farmers Ed & Catriona McHugh update us on their grazing situation this autumn.
  • Grass10 Grazing tips for the week – close paddocks needed most for early spring in the coming weeks.
  • Key takeaways from last week’s beef and sheep webinar with Trevor Boland and Tomás O’Leary.
  • GFOY update from Sean Barry, Pallasgreen, Co. Limerick – Disadvantaged Land Category Winner.
  • GFOY Competition – Deadline Extension.

The 2021 Grassland Farmer of the Year has been launched and the competition deadline has been extended to Tuesday 26th Oct. This competition recognises and rewards farmers who are growing and utilising high quantities of grass in a sustainable way on their farms. There are several categories and prizes. To enter for more information go to: https://www.teagasc.ie/crops/grassland/grass10/grassland-farmer-of-the-year-2021/