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Grass10 Newsletter - 20th April 2021

Get the latest news & updates from the Grass10 team in this week's newsletter including: Weekly PastureBase data; grazing updates from various GFOTY winners; Starting 2nd rotation Sheep Update - Philip Creighton, Teagasc, Athenry PLUS Caroline Walsh Overall GFOTY 2020 social media takeover and more

View newsletter here: 143rd Edition Grass10 Newsletter 20-4-21 (PDF)

The key messages in this week’s newsletter are:

  • PastureBase data for the week & Elodie Ruelle’s MoSt Grass Growth Prediction Model.  After a cold week & heavy rain on the western seaboard, growth predicted to rise dramatically over the next 7 days.
  • Mike Bermingham, 2019 Dairy Category winner from the Grassland Farmer of the Year discusses managing grass on his farm as we approach 1st May.
  • Grazing advice for farmers who have an AFC of less than 550 Kg DM/Ha.
  • Grazing Update from Grassland Farmer of the Year – Grassland Merit award winner, David Brady from Co. Cavan.
  • 2nd Rotation grazing starting in Athenry- Sheep Update from Philip Creighton, Teagasc, Athenry, Co. Galway.

Caroline Walsh, the Overall & Dairy Category winner of the 2020 Grassland Farmer of the Year will take over our social media accounts on Wednesday 21st April along with a live interview at 7.30pm. Make sure to tune in during the day!. Click here for more info:  http://bit.ly/CarolineWalshSMT