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Grass10 Newsletter - 4th May 2021


Get the latest news & updates from the Grass10 team in this week's newsletter including: Weekly PastureBase data; Grass supply & reseeding update from Michael Carroll, Limerick; Nitrogen Planning with PBI; Grazing update from JP Hammersley GFOTY Sustainable Winner; Webinar & booklet on White Clover

View newsletter here: 145th Edition Grass10 Newsletter 4-5-21 (PDF)

The key messages in this week’s newsletter are:

  • PastureBase data for the week & Elodie Ruelle’s MoSt Grass Growth Prediction Model.  
  • Michael Carroll from Co Limerick gives us an update on grass supply and reseeding on his farm.
  • There is a new Nitrogen Planner available on PastureBase Ireland. Important to make a Nitrogen plan for your farm and record chemical fertiliser and slurry on PBI.
  • Grazing Update from Grassland Farmer of the Year- Grassland Merit Award Winner- Sustainable Farming Category, JP Hammersley from Lattin, Co. Tipperary.
  • Link to the new publication on Managing and Establishing Grass-White clover swards. Click here-: http://bit.ly/CloverBooklet
  • Link to a recent Teagasc Research Insights webinar which discussed using white clover to reduce chemical nitrogen application and increase animal performance. Click here-: http://bit.ly/CloverResearchInsights

 

The Grass10 team and PastureBase Ireland are hosting a webinar Wednesday 5th May at 7pm focusing on successful reseeding and clover incorporation using the tools and data available on PastureBase Ireland. We will also be joined by Teagasc Researcher, Mike Egan, and dairy farmer James Barber from Rathdowney, Co. Laois, to share their experience with clover. Click on link here to register-: http://www.teagasc.ie/grass10